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NY State Governor Ditches Email in Favor of Secure PIN Messaging and BBM

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In a move obvious to those whose emails can be requested through the freedom of information act, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo favors communicating to his staff over PIN to PIN BlackBerry Messaging or directly over the phone avoiding email altogether.
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Monitor Your Security System Wirelessly with BlackBerry and GotoCamera

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Singapore-based Pechora Technologies has launched their service for BlackBerry that allows users to monitor their security system live from their phone.
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Lost Smartphone Experiment Highlights The Need For Mobile Security Measures

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Scott Wright, a researcher and security coach hired by Symantec conducted a small-scale experiment in which he “lost” 50 smartphones in a few big cities. Loaded with tracking software, the phones had some made-up personal and corporate data to try and determine what the people who found the phones would access. Carried out in late 2011, the test gleans into what really happens when you lose an unsecured smartphone.
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BlackBerry 7 Smartphones Now Compatible With iCAM7000 for Secure Biometric Access

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Here’s some cool futuristic stuff, BlackBerry 7 smartphones are now compatible with a product called iCAM7000 which looks like something you would use to protect access to a nuclear launch facility. The iCAM700 is part of the IrisAccess platform and from what we can tell is a biometric access system for highly secure facilities. It looks like the typical iCAM7000 requires a few pieces of biometric identity and the BlackBerry smartphone will be another means of identifying the person entering the facility. Cool stuff.
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BlackBerry Innovation Forum 2012 Impressions

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I’m here in Ottawa attending the BlackBerry Innovation Forum. It’s a full day of IT managers, CIOs and folks in charge of mobile deployments talking about new technologies. This year there’s a big focus on BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, RIM’s solution for managing BlackBerry, iOS and Android devices for deployments large and small. The crowd was full of BlackBerry fans with over 70% of the attendees sporting Playbooks.
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mobilEncrypt by Echoworx Provides Cross-Platform Mobile Encryption

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mobilEncrypt’s Endpoint software is an enterprise encryption solution for mobile users and works directly on the mobile device. Employees can send and receive encrypted messages using their company email address that can be easily centrally managed as well as the ability to revoke credentials if a device gets compromised.

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