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BlackBerry partners with Samsung on mobile security

11/13/2014 01:06 EST | Updated 01/13/2015 05:59 EST
Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry has made a deal with Samsung that will offer the mobile security of the world's largest smartphone maker on the Canadian company's Android-powered devices.

As part of the deal, customers with Android smartphones like the Galaxy line of Samsung, which is based in South Korea, will have access to software that brings BlackBerry's mobile security technology.

The news comes the same day the Canadian smartphone maker unveiled its latest software —​ BlackBerry Enterprise Service 12.

"Under the agreement, business customers next year will have access to software on Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets that is linked with BlackBerry's new mobile security software known as BlackBerry Enterprise Service 12.," BlackBerry executive John Sims said in a statement.

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