Next Major Release Update of BlackBerry UEM Client Requires UEM12.8

The next major release of BlackBerry UEM Client for iOS and Android devices, which is currently planned for the spring of 2019, will enforce TLS 1.2 as the minimum security version for communication between device and server. Previously, this enforcement was not possible because of backwards compatibility requirements between older …

App Updates: BlackBerry Work, Tasks, Notes, and BBM Enterprise

BlackBerry Work Android Do not disturb profile: New Do not disturb profile to block notifications in off-work periods (requires BEMS 2.8 and BlackBerry UEM 12.8). Additional Sync Frequency settings: Previously, sync could be set for startup (Manual) or continuous (Auto-Sync). Now, under Battery Saver in Settings, sync can be set …

Securitylab investigated smartphone security update distribution – Android is partially behind

Securitylab’s security researchers have looked at the update distribution of individual systems and manufacturers for their “Smartphone Security Update Availability Report”. It turns outthat Android is running behind. Only Essential, Google, BlackBerry, and Nokia are still doing relatively well. via AndroidHeadlines