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BlackBerry in Motion: Firm Aims to Secure Cars From Hackers

With Jarvis, BlackBerry Targets Connected - and Driverless - Vehicle Security


BlackBerry mobile devices are a rare sight. But you may still be using the company's technology - in your car. In a pivot from its declining mobile phone business, Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry is aspiring to secure autonomous vehicles from hackers. In a keynote address at the North American International Automotive Show on Monday, BlackBerry CEO John Chen launched a cloud-based static code-scanning tool called Jarvis. The tool is designed for automobile manufacturers to scan binary code inside the software components used inside cars - which can originate from thousands of different suppliers - and identify software errors.

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