Microsoft protects Office mobile apps with BlackBerry security

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The software giant has partnered with the former handset manufacturer to make its suite safer. Microsoft has entered into a new partnership to add BlackBerry security to its Office apps. The goal is to improve the security level of its popular suite of mobile apps. It will be adding the applications to the BlackBerry Dynamics container software. The new partnership between Microsoft and BlackBerry was first announced last week. Microsoft will be adding BlackBerry security to ensure that customers know they can safely use their apps. Among the Microsoft Office…

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BlackBerry to acquire mobile security firm

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The business services boosting purchase of Good Technology is going to be for $425 million. BlackBerry is going to be buying the mobile security firm called Good Technology for a total of $425 million in cash, in order to considerably enhance its business related services at the same time that the smartphone hardware market share remains flat. The goal of this acquisition is to appeal to a larger number of business customers through improved security. Good Technology is a California- based company that provides mobile security for apps, email, and…

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New mobile security chief joins BlackBerry team

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The smartphone manufacturer is gearing up to boost the strength of its mobile security technology. BlackBerry has announced that it has hired a new chief security officer, giving the struggling handset maker an improved focus on the development of mobile security technology. The new chief security officer is David Kleidermacher, who will oversee security feature development. Kleidermacher will hold this responsibility over mobile security device software as well as for other products, and to take the lead in research and development targeted toward the prevention of security breaches. This is…

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Mobile security partnership formed between BlackBerry and Samsung

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Technology news headlines are buzzing as the two rivals have come together in this effort. It has now been confirmed that BlackBerry Ltd. has entered into a partnership with its rival handset maker, Samsung Electronics Co. in order to be able to work together to bring the increased mobile security technology to the Android operating system. BlackBerry may still be struggling, but it continues to be recognized for the high levels of security it provides. Beginning in 2015, this partnership will allow business customers to be able to gain access…

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BlackBerry confirms that it has purchased Secusmart

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The company’s attempt at recovery has taken a new step as it announces a new acquisition. Following closely on the heels of the news that BlackBerry has completed its restructuring phase – that is, they have finished the current wave of job cuts and executive hiring – there has now been an announcement that has revealed that the smartphone manufacturer has made another considerable acquisition. This most recent acquisition was of a mobile security company called Secusmart GmbH. BlackBerry is now preparing for the acquisition of Secusmart GmbH, which it…

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Mobile security move made by new BlackBerry acquisition

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The struggling Canadian handset maker has now purchased the Secusmart anti-eavesdropping company. BlackBerry has now made the latest in a series of moves that are designed to allow the company to claw its way back into relevance and – dare it be said – successful recovery, through the acquisition of a mobile security company called Secusmart. The firm’s anti-eavesdropping technology align with BlackBerry’s new focus on amped up security. Secusmart’s high powered mobile security technology was initially developed in order to provide the smartphones of German government officials – such…

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Mobile security company hired by BlackBerry for App World

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Trend Micro has just been contracted by the company formerly known as Research In Motion. BlackBerry has just announced that it has signed a contract with Trend Micro, a mobile security company, in order to provide screening of third party apps before they are added to the App World for download or purchase by device users. This is meant to provide a considerable upgrade to the already substantial protection the company offers its customers. Before applications from third parties can be sold or downloaded from BlackBerry App World, there is…

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