BlackBerry secures group phone calls and messages from high-risk eavesdropping
BlackBerry has announced its SecuSUITE for government offering now provides certified end-to-end encryption of all group phone calls and instant messages for governments and enterprises alike .
The global pandemic has forced millions of employees into working from home .
To avoid disruption , teams are turning to group calling methods to ensure Business Continuity , however most are vulnerable to threat actors . Enterprises and government officials around the globe are increasingly being targeted by co-ordinated eavesdropping attacks . SecuSUITE protects these individuals against identity spoofing , metadata harvesting and communications interceptions which can compromise sensitive discussions and major operations .
David Wiseman , Vice President Marketing and Secure Communications , BlackBerry , said : “ We are delighted to now offer secure group calling in a system that is certified by NIAP and NSA CSfC . This is a huge advantage for governments and organisations that are distributed internationally and require top secret-grade encryption for their communications .”
Kerry Leo , Senior Vice President at CACI International , added : “ The continued development of new features by BlackBerry to the SecuSUITE software enables CACI to deliver new capability to the SteelBox cloud service . The new group calling feature is already being used by US federal civilians , the Department of Defence and Intelligence Community customers to communicate securely with groups of users on an encrypted call from anywhere across the globe . CACI ’ s partnership with BlackBerry enables the technology innovations that our customers rely on for mission success .”
With a global track record for providing certified , true end-to-end encrypted solutions for Android and iOS , SecuSUITE for government technology is protecting 18 governments worldwide against electronic eavesdropping , from unclassified through to top secret clearance levels .
SecuSUITE has been certified in accordance with the Common Criteria , assuring government agencies of the security of their mobile communications .
This is critical , as senior levels of government must be confident their sensitive verbal and messaging communications are completely secure – wherever they may be in the world . p
ENTERPRISES AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AROUND THE GLOBE ARE INCREASINGLY BEING TARGETED BY CO-ORDINATED EAVESDROPPING ATTACKS .