Absolute Software Adds BlackBerry’s CylancePROTECT to Application Persistence Ecosystem

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and SAN JOSE, California and WATERLOO, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–absolute software™ (NASDAQ: ABST) (TSX: ABST), a leader in device self-healing and secure access solutions, today announced a partnership with BlackBerry to enable joint customers to increase CylancePROTECT® with Absolute Application Persistence™ Features. With this addition to the company’s Application Persistence ecosystem, joint Absolute Resilience® customers can extend Absolute’s self-healing embedded firmware device connection to the leading data protection platform. BlackBerry Devices (EPP) – ensuring it stays healthy, installed and working effectively to protect their devices and data.

Anchored by his patent Persistence® Technology Residing in over 500 million endpoints, Absolute provides an indelible digital connection to every device to help ensure the highest levels of resiliency. Absolute’s Application Persistence service leverages this unbreakable two-way connection to monitor the health and behavior of critical security applications; identify if it is missing or corrupt; and automatically repair or reinstall components as needed – without requiring human intervention.

Leveraging Cylance® AI and machine learning capabilities, BlackBerry’s CylancePROTECT provides automated malware prevention, application and script control, memory protection, and device policy enforcement. Considered the “Best New Endpoint” protection solution by SE Labs in November 2021, it detects and blocks cyberattacks with unparalleled efficiency and provides controls to protect against sophisticated threats.

“Enterprises around the world rely on our EPP every day to protect their most valuable assets against sophisticated actors who are constantly innovating and evolving their methods and attack vectors,” said Alex Willis, vice president of technical solutions. at BlackBerry. “The ability to extend Absolute’s indelible line of defense and self-healing to CylancePROTECT gives us confidence that we are delivering on our promise to protect our customers against zero-day exploits, ransomware and other malicious activity in today’s perimeterless workplaces. .”

“Our data shows that the complexity of today’s distributed endpoint environments has left security applications under constant threat of colliding with other applications or being disabled by malicious or careless users,” said Edward Choi, SVP of Global Alliances at Absolute Software. “By joining our Application Persistence ecosystem, BlackBerry enables our joint customers to harden and self-heal their critical application at the firmware level – ensuring it remains healthy and operating efficiently to protect their data, devices and systems. sensitive.”

Absolute’s extensive Application Persistence catalog includes more than 50 mission-critical security and enterprise applications needed to enable reliable and resilient work from anywhere. To learn more and see other supported software vendors, visit here.

Absolute will host its second CyberVoices event on June 2, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. PT – a unique cybersecurity experience with thought-provoking discussions between security leaders from ISVs and the end-user community. For more details and to register, visit here. To learn more about becoming an Application Persistence ecosystem partner, visit here.

To learn more about BlackBerry CylancePROTECT, visit here.

About Absolute Software

absolute software (NASDAQ: ABST) (TSX: ABST) is a leading provider of secure access and self-healing endpoint solutions, delivering truly resilient zero-trust security for today’s distributed workforce. Absolute is the only endpoint platform embedded in over half a billion devices, delivering an always-on digital connection that intelligently and dynamically applies visibility, control and self-healing capabilities to endpoints, applications and network connections – enabling customers to build cyber resilience against the growing threat of ransomware and malicious attacks. Recognized by nearly 16,000 customers, G2 recognized Absolute as a Leader in Zero Trust Networking and Endpoint Management in Winter 2022.

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About BlackBerry

BlackBerry (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) provides intelligent security software and services to businesses and governments around the world. The company secures more than 500 million devices, including 195 million vehicles. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, the company leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to deliver innovative solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, security and data privacy solutions, and is a leader in leader in endpoint security, endpoint management, encryption and integrated systems. BlackBerry’s vision is clear: to deliver a connected future you can trust.

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