Cable & Telecom

BlackBerry acquires U.S. data security firm WatchDox

WATERLOO, ON – BlackBerry is buying California-based data security company WatchDox in an effort to bolster its mobile data security offerings.  Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.WatchDox's technology will be offered as a value-added service that complements BlackBerry's Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) portfolio, and will be available with BES12, a multi-OS EMM solution, the company said Tuesday.WatchDox security travels with shared files on both mobile and desktop devices to give organizations full visibility and control over how files are edited, copied, printed or forwarded. The solution also allows end users to revoke access or delete files remotely, enables...