What's new in BlackBerry UEM Cloud

BlackBerry Intelligent Security

  • BlackBerry Intelligent Security
    :
    BlackBerry UEM
     supports 
    BlackBerry Intelligent Security
    . For more information, see the documentation here.

Android

  • Apply security patch level enforcement to 
    BlackBerry Dynamics
     apps on 
    Android
     devices
    : In a compliance profile you can apply security patch level enforcement to 
    BlackBerry Dynamics
     apps. If the security patch level is not met, you can choose to delete the 
    BlackBerry Dynamics
     app data, not allow 
    BlackBerry Dynamics
     apps to run on the device, or perform no actions on the device. 
  • Compliance policy update
    : A new compliance setting allows administrators to enable or disable anti-debugging for 
    BlackBerry Dynamics
     apps. If your organization prohibits turning off detection for rooted OS or failed attestation, you can use this setting to disable the anti-debugging check without disabling rooted OS or failed attestation detection.
  • User notifications
    : Updates to 
    Android
     10 required changes to the 
    BlackBerry UEM Client
     to use notifications instead of pop-up dialog boxes to inform users of events and request user input. Users must allow notifications from the 
    UEM Client
     to avoid unexpected behavior.
  • UEM Client
     native library updates: 
    The 
    BlackBerry UEM Client
     for 
    Android
     native libraries have been updated to support a 64-bit architecture.
  • BlackBerry Connectivity
     native library updates: 
    The 
    BlackBerry Connectivity
     app for 
    Android
     native libraries have been updated to support a 64-bit architecture.

iOS

  • Compliance policy update
    : A new compliance setting allows administrators to enable or disable anti-debugging for 
    BlackBerry Dynamics
     apps. If your organization prohibits turning off Jailbreak OS detection, you can use this setting to disable the anti-debugging check without Jailbreak OS detection.
  • iOS
     13 support
    BlackBerry UEM
     now supports 
    iOS
     13.
    For more information about the supported operating systems, see the Mobile/Desktop OS and Enterprise Applications compatibility matrix.

Samsung Knox

  • Common criteria mode
    : In an IT policy, you can put 
    Samsung Knox
     devices into Common Criteria mode.

MDM Controls activation type

  • MDM Controls activation type is not required for 
    BBM Enterprise
     activation
    : Administrators are no longer required to ensure that MDM Controls is an allowed activation type to successfully activate 
    BBM Enterprise
  • MDM Controls activation type is deprecated for 
    Android
     10 devices:
     You should activate 
    Android
     devices using the “
    Android Enterprise
    ” activation types. You can use device groups and compliance profiles to manage what happens for devices activated with "MDM controls" that are updated to 
    Android
     10. You can set the "Android 10 device activated with MDM Controls" event notification so you can be notified when an Android 9 device with MDM Controls is upgraded to Android 10 and can no longer be properly managed. For more information about the deprecation of the MDM Controls activation type, visit support.blackberry.com/community to read article 48386. 

APNs

  • APNs API update
    BlackBerry UEM
     now communicates with APNs using the HTTP/2 APNs API.

IT Policy Rule updates

iOS
Allow QuickPath keyboard (supervised only)
iOS
Allow Wi-Fi to be disabled (supervised only)
iOS
Allow finding devices in the Find My app (supervised only)
iOS
Allow finding friends in the Find My app (supervised only)
Android
 Global (
Samsung Knox
 devices only)
Enable Common Criteria mode