WEBINAR: Making Enterprise Grade Security Easy in Mobile App Development

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RIM and Pyxis Mobile are hosting a webinar on security issues in mobile apps on August 31 at 1pm EDT. The webinar will touch on a few subjects including an overview of BlackBerry 7 devices and the QNX OS. Below is some additional information.

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Craigslist app for BlackBerry by Pyxis Mobile

In terms of enterprise app development, we’re most interested in the BEAM platform. Back at DevCon 2010, RIM announced what it called BEAM (BlackBerry Enterprise Application Middleware). With BEAM, developers would be able to access very simple to use API calls in order to build enterprise apps. The service, for example, would give a developer the ability to see where every employee is located with a single API call. We haven’t heard anything from RIM lately on the status of BEAM, and if you go to the BEAM page, it says it’s still not available. If you join this webinar, we urge you to pressure RIM on more details about availability and let us know.

Here are details of the upcoming webinar:

WEBINAR: Making Enterprise Grade Security Easy in Mobile App Development: BlackBerry and Pyxis Mobile

WHEN: August 31, 2011, at 1pm EDT

ABOUT: With so many mobile devices and development solutions to choose from, how do you make the right choice when protecting your data is critical? During this webinar, you will:

  • Learn about key features on BlackBerry devices that deliver the highest levels of data security available including the only commercially available smart phones that meet FIPS 140-2 compliance
  • Get an overview of RIM’s new BlackBerry 7 devices and QNX operating system
  • Learn about the challenges of delivering enterprise-grade security in mobile apps
  • Learn how BlackBerry continues to drive productivity and support enterprise mobility requirements through platform innovation

REGISTER: Use this GoToMeeting link.