AWS acquires encrypted messaging platform Wickr

Kelsey Rees
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AWS acquires encrypted messaging platform Wickr

The cloud services giant wants to bolster communications protection

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has snapped up Wickr for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2012 and based out of New York, Wickr bills itself as an encrypted messaging service. "With Wickr, customers and partners benefit from advanced security features not available with traditional communications services - across messaging, voice and video calling, file sharing, and collaboration," AWS said in a statement. "This gives security conscious enterprises and government agencies the ability to implement...

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