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BlackBerry to Open Security Innovation Center


Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry announced on Monday that it plans to open a security innovation center in the Washington, D.C. area.

“Building on BlackBerry’s technical experience and leadership in mobile security, the new Center will serve as a hub for collaboration with key government customers and other expert partners,” the company said in an announcement.

“We are committed to working with government and industry experts to solve some of the biggest challenges we face in securing mobile communication,” John Chen, Chief Executive Officer of BlackBerry, said Monday to members of Congress and government officials during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. “The Washington, D.C.-based security innovation center will be focused on creating lasting partnerships that will encourage ongoing dialogue aimed at making better products and policy.”

The company said more details on the security innovation center will be revealed in the weeks ahead.


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