Newspaper article The Canadian Press

BlackBerry Acquires U.K. Firm That Specializes in Mimicking, Thwarting Hackers

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

BlackBerry Acquires U.K. Firm That Specializes in Mimicking, Thwarting Hackers

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BlackBerry sets up cybersecurity practice

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WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry has acquired a private U.K.-based firm that specializes in mimicking the techniques of malicious hackers to educate clients and reduce the risk from criminal attacks

Encription Ltd. will be part of a new cybersecurity practice the BlackBerry is setting up to provide consulting services, tools and methods for thwarting criminal attacks in an increasingly interconnected world.

"They will be an impactful addition to our consulting practice as they bring years of deep experience in cybersecurity consulting," BlackBerry chief operating officer Marty Beard says in a company blog.

"The creation of our Professional Cybersecurity Services practice and acquisition of Encription reinforces our commitment to customers to provide the industry's most secure mobility solutions to help assess and mitigate risks. …

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