Monday, April 20, 2009

Obama's "Secure Blackberry" to demo at Tech Tuesday

Close to 200 people are expected to turn out for next week's Tech Tuesday at Microsoft's New England Research & Development (NERD) center in Cambridge.

General Dynamics C4 Systems will be on hand at the event to demo the NSA approved Sectera Edge smartphone, better known at "Obama's Blackberry." The Sectera Edge converges secure wireless voice and data by combining the functionality of a wireless phone and PDA - all in one easy-to-use handheld device. Developed for the National Security Agency's Secure Mobile Environment Portable Electronic Device (SME PED) program, the Sectera Edge is certified to protect wireless voice communications classified Top Secret and below as well as access e-mail and websites classified Secret and below. The Sectera Edge is the only SME PED that switches between an integrated classified and unclassified PDA with a single key press.

This event is free. View event registration and attendee list.

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