It’s been a while since we have seen BlackBerry’s AtHoc in the news; however, today that changes with yet another certification. With yesterday's press release, BlackBerry announced that AtHoc has received its first FedRAMP authorization. The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) authorization certifies that AtHoc has passed FedRAMP’s federal security and risk management review process. In turn, this now permits AtHoc as a viable cloud service provider to the US Federal Government. Of interest, this certification process was sponsored by ...Read More
Welcome to another Wallpaper Wednesday! Just kidding. It's Saturday, and unfortunately WallpaperWednesday won't be making the transition with us into 2017. But that doesn't mean we won't be creating or sharing awesome wallpapers going forward.
For example, relative to the BlackBerry Secure launch, check out this FREE wallpaper available below. If you're a graphic artist, or photographer and would like your wallpaper shared - shoot us an email!
Here's how to download and install:
- Find the proper device / resolution wallpaper ...
In late January, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake chiefs met with business leaders from BlackBerry, Forrest Green RMC, SAS Canada as well as Cree leaders, members of various Kahnawake organizations and a few more. Talks were focused on creating a database to prevent or help solve missing persons cases, relative to the Vulnerable Persons Initiative.
"First Nations communities across Canada struggle to solve cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women so one of the motivations for such a project is the ability for said communities to ...Read More
The desire for privacy has never been greater after the recent WikiLeaks release that the CIA could possibly hack automotive software -- naming BlackBerry QNX OS-based platforms as potential targets.
The aim is allegedly to be able to activate the devices' microphones and cameras to spy on enemies. Vehicles could be a rich target of opportunity for enemies because millions of cars could be hijacked at once due to a common internet connection. For example, QNX alone is used in over 60 Million vehicles worldwide. Though ...Read More
If there's one thing BlackBerry has done well under John Chens' leadership; it's leveraging partnerships. The latest sees the company expanding its embedded software through a new partner program. Predominately aimed at pushing QNX, the Value-Added Integrator program will allow industry to tap into a worldwide network of QNX and Certicom technologies trained experts.
As part of the press-release BlackBerry had the following statement:
"The explosion of unsecured Internet of Things devices and embedded systems has presented a tremendous opportunity for security and ...Read More
A major purchase of an autonomous vehicle company potentially may have a significant impact on BBRY shares in the coming future. If you haven’t seen the news, Intel has agreed to terms with Mobileye in a $15.3B deal to purchase the Israeli company. The deal elevates the value of companies working on autonomous drive vehicles as Intel shelled out 39 times more than Mobileye’s sales performance and 19.5 times more than their book value.
So why does this matter to BlackBerry? QNX... QNX ...Read More
There doesn’t seem to be a middle ground between government-grade security and end-user happiness with MDM in BYOD. Rather, a completely different approach is needed in this situation.
Government agencies and their employees like BYOD because it gives employees mobile access to work email and documents, on their favorite devices, without having to allocate IT funds for hardware.
Mobile device management (MDM) solutions have been touted as the simplest, most cost-effective way to reduce security threats from BYOD phones. Yet many government IT pros who’ve ...
"We’re confident that Indonesian consumers will absolutely love BlackBerry Aurora. Built on the world’s most secure Android software platform, the Nougat 7.0-based BlackBerry Aurora is made in Indonesia, and will deliver a wealth of features favored by Indonesian users, including:
- The aforementioned dual-SIM support for easy handling of personal and business calls in one phone (many Indonesians are forced to carry two phones today for this reason);
- A 3000 mAh battery for over 20 hours of mixed-use (30 hours standby);
- Working closely with ...