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BlackBerry’s Charles Eagan: Authentication, Digital Rights Management Key to IoT Security

Charles Eagan, chief technology officer at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said organizations should adopt two strategies – digital rights management and authentication – to facilitate data sharing and ensure the security of mobile phones and internet of things-based devices.

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Derived Credentials Could Help Agencies Protect Mobile Devices

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should protect mobile devices from hackers and adversaries and one way to do that is through the use of derived credentials. Battaglia wrote that such an approach could help agencies verify the identity of government officials …

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Agencies’ IT Strategy Should Eye Enterprise Mobility Mgmt Tech Adoption

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should integrate mobility as part of the information technology strategy and one way to do it is through adoption of enterprise mobility management platforms. Battaglia wrote that EMM tools with containerized systems work to address issues …

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Former Coast Guard CIO Robert Day to Head Blackberry’s Federal Cyber Center & FedRAMP Efforts

Robert Day,  a retired U.S. Coast Guard rear admiral and former USCG chief information officer, has been appointed by Blackberry (Nasdaq: BBRY) to manage the mobile device maker’s new federal Cybersecurity Operations Center and Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program product initiatives. Day is a federal information technology and cybersecurity veteran who …

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BlackBerry to Acquire AtHoc by Q3 FY 2016; John Chen Comments

BlackBerry (Nasdaq: BBRY) is in the process of acquiring networked crisis communications provider AtHoc as part of efforts to expand the latter’s business globally and deliver integrated applications for mass communications. BlackBerry said Wednesday the combination of its enterprise portfolio and global network with AtHoc’s software platform will work to support secure,  mission-critical …

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Jeff Ait Joins BlackBerry as US Public Sector VP

Jeff Ait, formerly public sector director of Good Technology, has joined BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) as vice president and head of the U.S. public sector. Ait told BlackBerry Business Blog on Tuesday that he would pursue business opportunities with the Defense Department after the Pentagon issued full operational capability for BlackBerry …

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John Chen: BlackBerry Invests in Cloud Medical IT Firm NantHealth

BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) has made an investment in NantHealth, a California-based startup that is developing cloud-based information technology for medical applications. The companies seek to develop integrated IT systems to help healthcare organizations comply with privacy rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, BlackBerry said Tuesday. “BlackBerry’s capabilities …

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John Sims: BlackBerry Achieves DoD Certification for Mobile Platform

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) has obtained security certification from the Defense Information Systems Agency to operate its mobile management platform across the Defense Department’s networks. Government users can access DoD network resources such as email, data and apps through their BlackBerry 10 mobile devices following the Full Operational Capability validation, …

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Scott Totzke: NIST Certifies BlackBerry Enterprise Mobile Security Platform

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has certified a BlackBerry-made (NASDAQ: BBRY) security platform for Android and Apple devices as compliant with the agency’s cryptography standards. BlackBerry obtained the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 certification for its Secure Work Space technology that part of the company’s Enterprise Service 10 mobile …

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