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BlackBerry acquires British consulting firm Cyber Security
The company said BlackBerry on Wednesday that it has acquired a British consulting firm mail security, in a new step to strengthen its presence in the business services sector , with its transformation to become more focused on the software entity.
She explained the Canadian company, which has become more focused on software and services security with diminished popularity of smart phones, they see tremendous potential in this area, with an estimated value of Security Consulting Web Store is currently more than 16.5 billion US dollars globally.
Under the acquisition, which will be on Friday, did not announce the financial details, the special team will move with the “Ankrebhn” Encription, adult population of 40 security expert who helped test the security gaps in government agencies large commercial institutions and networks, to work under the shadow of the BlackBerry.
Said James McKee, president of the BlackBerry for institutional development: “This is a natural extension of what we’re doing now,” and added: “We are very excited about this new offer, and we believe that is complementary to us to a great extent, and a nice addition to our portfolio of security solutions.”
Mackey said the acquisition “Ankrebhn” Encription will give BlackBerry also the opportunity to sell transit to some of its own security products.
The BlackBerry Advisory new services and tools, along with the current security offerings, will help customers to learn about the latest security threats, electronic, and develop mitigation strategies, and implementation of the necessary information security standards to counter cyber attacks computers.
It is noteworthy that the acquisition of the “Ankrebhn” Encription is the latest in a series of long positions that focus on software and services, carried out by the BlackBerry in the past year.
In September / September last, the company agreed to acquire its rival in the security software for mobile devices industry , “there is a technological” Good Technology in exchange for 425 million US dollars, and so far the acquisition of the company “at Hawk” AtHoc specialized in “contacts crisis services.”
It seeks BlackBerry company to increase revenue from software and services to compensate for lower revenues from smart phones, which diminished its popularity to a large degree.
In a final attempt to revive the phone sector, Blackberry resorted to launch Android phone operating system last November. There are reports that it intends to launch a phone at least one system Android this year.Viewing:-177
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