Blackberry has entered into a $1.4 billion cash deal to acquire Cylance with the intention of using the cybersecurity firm’s technology to accelerate Blackberry’s Enterprise of Things (EoT) project.

The agreement will see Blackberry combine Cylance’s artificial intelligence, algorithmic science, and machine learning technology to accelerate its previously disclosed strategy to be the leader in secure endpoint communications across the EoT, and be used to improve Blackberry Spark platform, Blackberry UEM (Unified Endpoint Management) and QNX operating system.

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