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German govt clears Blackberry acquisition of Secusmart

Friday 28 November 2014 | 10:17 CET | News
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The German Federal government entered into an agreement with Blackberry about the acquisition of encryption specialist Secusmart, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reports. Secusmart provides software to secure mobile phones for the government. The agreement is based on the self-declaration that no legal or other obligations exist to disclose confidential information to foreign security agencies. Blackberry also allowed Germany's Federal Office for Information Technology Security (BSI) to see and control the company's source code, according to the newspaper. The details are specified in the contract

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BlackBerry / Deutsche Telekom / Secusmart
Countries: Germany
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