BlackBerry is not stopping its momentum in the enterprise and government sectors. This afternoon, the company announced an investment in a new security innovation center for the Washington D.C. area. This investment reaffirms the commitment BlackBerry has to continue innovating in security, and working with the government in the U.S. The announcement was made by John Chen at CES Government, which BlackBerry attended, and was held this afternoon in Las Vegas, Nevada as part of CES 2014.

“We are committed to working with government and industry experts to solve some of the biggest challenges we face in securing mobile communication. The Washington, D.C.-based security innovation center will be focused on creating lasting partnerships that will encourage ongoing dialogue aimed at making better products and policy,” stated BlackBerry CEO John Chen.

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More details will be available in the coming weeks. Check out the press release below for more.

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BlackBerry Makes New Investment in Security Innovation Center in the Washington, D.C. Area

Las Vegas – BlackBerry, in attendance at CES Government (CESG), communicated its intention to invest in a new security innovation center in the Washington, D.C. area. Building on BlackBerry’s technical experience and leadership in mobile security, the new Center will serve as a hub for collaboration with key government customers and other expert partners.

CESG is held each January as part of the world-renowned International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). John Chen, Chief Executive Officer of BlackBerry addressed key members of Congress and government officials on Monday at the show.

“We are committed to working with government and industry experts to solve some of the biggest challenges we face in securing mobile communication. The Washington, D.C.-based security innovation center will be focused on creating lasting partnerships that will encourage ongoing dialogue aimed at making better products and policy,” said Chen during his speech at CESG.

Additional details will be revealed in the coming weeks.

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