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Adding to its already large list of certifications, BlackBerry today announced that BlackBerry UEM has achieved approval from the National Security Agency (NSA) for use as part of their Commercial Solutions for Classified Program (CSfC).

"BlackBerry and the NSA share a common mission to help make the nation safer," said John Chen, Executive Chairman & CEO, BlackBerry. "We are honored to receive approval from the NSA for BlackBerry UEM to be used to protect classified information. This adds to the portfolio of U.S. government certifications BlackBerry has received for UEM, including NIAP, DoDIN APL and FedRAMP."

This approval is just another feather in BlackBerry's security cap. As it stands, seven of the G7 and sixteen of the G20 governments are using BlackBerry solutions. Additionally, 70+ percent of the US Federal government personnel are currently being protected by BlackBerry AtHoc.

Press Release

BlackBerry Achieves NSA Approval for BlackBerry UEM

WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 18, 2020 /CNW/ -- BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today announced that its BlackBerry Unified Endpoint Manager (UEM) software has achieved National Security Agency (NSA) Commercial Solutions for Classified Program (CSfC) approval.

The NSA protects the United States' most critical information and systems against cyberattacks. The CSfC is an important part of the NSA's strategy, ensuring that the U.S. government can leverage the industry's most secure and innovative cybersecurity technologies to accomplish their mission objectives.

"BlackBerry and the NSA share a common mission to help make the nation safer," said John Chen, Executive Chairman & CEO, BlackBerry. "We are honored to receive approval from the NSA for BlackBerry UEM to be used to protect classified information. This adds to the portfolio of U.S. government certifications BlackBerry has received for UEM, including NIAP, DoDIN APL and FedRAMP."

For more information on BlackBerry certifications, including NIAP, DoDIN APL, FedRAMP and FIPS 140-2, visit BlackBerry.com/Certifications

About BlackBerry

BlackBerry (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments around the world. The company secures more than 500M endpoints including 175M cars on the road today. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, the company leverages AI and machine learning to deliver innovative solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, safety and data privacy solutions, and is a leader in the areas of endpoint security management, encryption, and embedded systems. BlackBerry's vision is clear - to secure a connected future you can trust. BlackBerry. Intelligent Security. Everywhere.