How BlackBerry And Trend Micro Protect You From Malicious Apps

Inside BlackBerry for Business Blog

Applications are a key component of any software platform, and BlackBerry is one of the leading platforms for mobile app development. In addition to all the apps in BlackBerry World, we’ve partnered with Amazon to make the Amazon Appstore available on BlackBerry 10 smartphones. This vibrant ecosystem gives users maximum choice and lets us place our emphasis on developing vital enterprise and productivity applications.

As leaders in mobile security, we at BlackBerry feel a strong responsibility to protect users’ privacy and security. I’m very proud to lead the team responsible for BlackBerry Guardian, a program that combines automated and manual analysis with Trend Micro’s Mobile App Reputation Service to comprehensively vet apps in our storefront. Apps submitted to BlackBerry World are continuously monitored to help protect customers from malware and privacy issues. If we identify a suspicious app, we investigate and take whatever action is needed to protect BlackBerry…

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