BlackBerry acquires cybersecurity consultancy Encription

Q.  Which UK based cybersecurity consultancy has BlackBerry acquired on 24th February 2016?
- Published on 25 Feb 16

a. Encryption
b. Encription
c. Decryption
d. Encoding

ANSWER: Encription
BlackBerry has acquired UK based cyber security consultancy Encription, moving the company into the service industry to morph into software focused entity amid current turnaround. Smartphone pioneer sees massive potential in the area which is currently worth USD 16.5 billion per annum on an international scale. Acquisition will bring team of 40 cybersecurity professionals into BlackBerry’s folded also provide the company an opportunity to cross sell its own security products. Last year in September, BlackBerry acquired Good Technology for USD 425 million after acquisition of secure networked crisis communications provider AtHoc.

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