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Is your secure messaging product really secure?

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a privacy advocacy group, has taken upon itself to evaluate the secure messaging products that are available on the market. There may be some surprises in store for companies that have already paid for a particular vendor's product.

BlackBerry's closing of Swedish handset facility latest move in Chen's turnaround strategy

Since taking over as chief of the company in 2013, BlackBerry CEO John Chen has steadily moved the firm away from a focus on mobile devices and toward software and services for the enterprises. As part of that effort, BlackBerry is mulling closure of the Swedish facility that developed its BlackBerry 10 smartphone line, the Wall Street Journal reported.

BlackBerry tackles IoT security with 2 new products

Following on its announcement of the WatchDox acquisition, BlackBerry unveiled on Tuesday two new products designed to secure the Internet of Things: a key management service for sensors and  IoT apps and a high-assurance computer center focused on IoT security.

Spotlight: BlackBerry acquires WatchDox to bolster mobile enterprise software business

BlackBerry has confirmed reports that it acquired mobile security and enterprise collaboration company WatchDox. 

BlackBerry's Leap smartphone has distinctly enterprise feel

While BlackBerry has abandoned any hope of being a mobile handset leader in the consumer market, the enterprise mobility company is still cranking out smartphones and tablets. Its latest effort is the Leap smartphone, which has a distinctly enterprise feel to it.

BlackBerry teams with mobile app maker CellTrak to mobilize CarePartners' home care nurses

Enterprise mobility firm BlackBerry is teaming with mobile app maker CellTrak and CarePartners to mobilize CarePartner's home based nurses, Blackberry announced Tuesday.

Spotlight: Insurer JLT moves from corporate-owned BlackBerries to Good-enabled BYOD

Insurance provider JLT has ditched its corporate-owned BlackBerry devices for a BYOD program enabled by Good Technology's enterprise mobility management platform.

BlackBerry struggles with turnaround, but surprises with quarterly profit

In response to the financial fiasco that was the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 handset, the Canadian mobility firm replaced its CEO and shifted its focus from hardware to enterprise software. Whether that strategy is paying off remains to be seen.

Spotlight: BlackBerry goes back to the future with new slider

BlackBerry is merging the advanced technology of a "dual curved display" with old-fashion slider technology in a new touchscreen smartphone set to hit the market later this year.

BlackBerry takes BES 12 into the cloud, adds Sprint to list of carriers offering BES 12

BlackBerry on Monday announced at Mobile World Congress that it will launch a cloud version of its popular BlackBerry Enterprise Services 12 enterprise mobility management platform later this month.