BBM protected is now available for Android and iPhone

March 21, 2015:Looks like Blackberry is on major revamp, it's back in the news for good reasons, last week they have announced secure tablet in collbaration with IBM and Samsung. Now, they've updated their BBM Protected to support both Android and iOS platform.

BBM Protected is a encrypted message service for enterprises. This service was available for Blackberry handsets onlu until now. This update will allow BBM Protected users to chat with non-Blakberry Protected workers at other companies, or with customers.

Blackberry in his statement said, "BBM Protected offers an enterprise-grade secure instant messaging service with all the features of a consumer IM app, the hardening of on-premise security together with a convenience of a cloud service. All messages are encrypted using keys generated by the communicating mobile device themselves. This Blackberry innovation effectively prevents 'man in the middle' hacker attacks, providing greater security than competing encryption schemes, and earning BBM Protected FIPS 140-2 validation by the U.S Department of Defense.
With the annoucement this week, organization using BBM Protected can let their employees chat securely using BBM Protected to non-BBM Protected workers at other companies, or customers. The result: instant federation and bulletproof security for messaging communication with partners outside of your enterprise."

This service of BBM Protected available through ab extra subscription by BES, from Blackberry, but they are also providing 30-day free trial. 
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