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What is 
BlackBerry Intelligent Security
?

BlackBerry Intelligent Security
 is a cloud service that can dynamically adapt the security requirements and behavior of your users' devices and work apps to their real-world contexts. For example, if a 
BlackBerry Dynamics
 app reports a location that is not typical for the user, 
BlackBerry Intelligent Security
 can dynamically limit the user’s access to work apps, disable device features such as the camera, and enforce stricter authentication requirements. Likewise, if a 
BlackBerry Dynamics
 app reports a location that is typical for the user, 
BlackBerry Intelligent Security
 can apply device behaviors that make it easier to access work apps and resources.
BlackBerry Intelligent Security
 adds a layer of adaptive security to your organization’s existing 
UEM
 domain without introducing an additional software footprint. It is a cloud service that collects data from existing 
BlackBerry
 solutions, including BlackBerry Enterprise Identity and 
BlackBerry Dynamics
 apps.
The 
BlackBerry Intelligent Security
 services gather and process behavioral data, app events, and location data to calculate risk levels for each user in real-time:
  • Behavioral risk: An assessment of risk (low, medium, or high) based on the user’s typical activities.
  • Continuous authentication risk: An assessment of risk based on a model of the user’s typical usage of a 
    BlackBerry Dynamics
     app. If the app reports behaviors or events that do not fit the user’s model, 
    BlackBerry Intelligent Security
     triggers an authentication prompt and the user must prove their identity if they want to continue using the app. Continuous authentication is currently supported only for 
    BlackBerry Work
    .
  • Geozone risk: An assessment of risk (low, medium, or high) based on the user’s proximity to learned locations. You can also define custom geozones with static risk levels (for example, a specific office location with a low risk level).
You can choose which risk engines you want 
BlackBerry Intelligent Security
 to use. For the different types and levels of risk, you can configure actions that you want 
BlackBerry Intelligent Security
 to execute when a user meets that risk criteria, including:
  • Assigning the user to a local 
    UEM
     group with policies, profiles, apps, and permissions appropriate for that risk level
  • Temporarily blocking all 
    BlackBerry Dynamics
     apps
  • Temporarily blocking the specific 
    BlackBerry Dynamics
     app that initiated the risk assessment
After some initial configuration, 
BlackBerry Intelligent Security
 continuously applies adaptive and intelligent security standards to each user’s device and work apps based purely on the user’s behavior, device usage, and physical location, with no action required by users or administrators.
BlackBerry Intelligent Security
 also adds new functionality to 
BlackBerry Enterprise Identity
 authentication policies. You can now incorporate a user’s behavioral risk level, geozone risk level, or a defined geozone into the factors that determine the authentication type required for work apps and services. For example, if a user's behavioral risk level is high, you can require the user to enter both a password and use 
BlackBerry 2FA
 to access work apps.