BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) announces BBM Protected for confidential instant messaging
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has announced its first eBBM suite product, which customization platform for the BBM instant messaging service for enterprise users called BBM Protected. BBM Protected is FIPS 140-2 cryptographic library-enabled messaging between users within the same enterprise or between organizations that also use BBM Protected.
This could be useful in regulated environments, including defense contractor organizations or law firms. The BBM Protected rollout is ahead of schedule and works with BB OS 6.0+. It will arrive on BlackBerry 10 devices running BlackBerry Balance to switch between work and play this fall.