At today’s 2015 BlackBerry Security Summit event, BlackBerry announced they have been approved to utilize virtual smartcards within BlackBerry smartphones.

BlackBerry hopes to save companies money and potentially save security breaches by embedding employee smartcards into their BlackBerry device.

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While already approved for use, BlackBerry did not state when their virtual smartcard capability would become available. Tune in for more information from the Security Summit in our live blog.