Cable & Telecom

New BlackBerry subsidiary dedicated to U.S. government

WASHINGTON – BlackBerry said Tuesday that it is creating a new independent wholly-owned subsidiary in Washington, D.C. to better serve and deepen ties with U.S. federal agencies.Known as BlackBerry Government Solutions, the entity has a separate corporate governance structure from BlackBerry Limited to comply with U.S. national security requirements.  It will be led by Robert E. Day, Jr., a retired U.S. Coast Guard rear admiral who has been with BlackBerry since 2016.Day will continue to guide BlackBerry products through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and Agency/Component Authority to Operate (ATO) certifications, as well as oversee the mandated...