On Wednesday, BlackBerry announced that Secure Work Space for iOS and Android has received Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) approval from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). This news builds on the credentials of BlackBerry’s in this sector, with more than 50 government certifications to date.
Now, BlackBerry’s entire software portfolio is approved. Both BlackBerry 10 devices and BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10+ as a mobility management solution. This is key for BlackBerry as it reinforces their philosophy of security and best in class communications built into the DNA of their offerings.
The STIG validates the best practices surrounding the implementation of the Android and iOS Secure Work Spaces through BES.
“Executives and decision makers in both the public and private sectors can rest assured that sensitive data on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets remains protected and secure, even when transmitted through vulnerable channels. While BlackBerry’s end-to-end experience will always be the paradigm for users with the strictest security requirements. However, Secure Work Space is a viable alternative for government customers that want to provide an expanded selection of devices.” – BizBlog
BlackBerry expertly secures multi-platform environments bolstering their end-to-end secure communications solution. The STIG is further validates of BlackBerry’s commitment to secure mobility for enterprises and government agencies, irregardless of device choice be it BlackBerry, iOS or Android.
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