Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd on weekday (Jan 15) launched a replacement cybersecurity software system, that identifies vulnerabilities in programs utilized in self-driving cars.
The product, referred to as Blackberry Jarvis, is being marketed 1st to automakers – a gaggle of shoppers the previous smartphone maker is hoping can power its turnaround efforts – however may even have applications in care and industrial automation.
BlackBerry same it absolutely was giving Jarvis on a pay-as-you-go basis.
Once initiated, automakers can have on-line access to Jarvis and might scan files at each stage of code development, the corporate same.
Last year, the worldwide “ransomware” attack, dubbed WannaCry, helped raise awareness of BlackBerry’s security code business, that is essentially centered on managing secure connections to mobile devices.
BlackBerry same it had already tested Jarvis with manufacturer Tata Motors’ Felis onca Land Rover unit, whose chief government same Jarvis reduced the time required to assess code from thirty days to seven minutes.
BlackBerry in September declared it might partner with automotive vehicle provider metropolis Automotive Plc on a code software for self-driving cars.
Earlier this month BlackBerry and Chinese web search firm Baidu INC signed a deal to put together develop self-driving vehicle technology.
BlackBerry has additionally recently signed automotive-related deals with chipmaker Qualcomm, automotive vehicle provider Denso and Ford Motor Co.