BlackBerry AtHoc in Federal Government

Keep your personnel connected and safe when it matters most

Used and trusted by 70% of US Federal Government employees, BlackBerry AtHoc® unifies critical communications within and between organizations.

Networked Crisis Communication for Critical Events

Networked Crisis Communication for Critical Events

BlackBerry AtHoc helps to protect life and property by connecting people, devices and external entities in times of crisis. It exceeds industry and US government requirements including NIST SP800, and it’s a FedRAMP Authorized crisis communication service. AtHoc is also General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant.
Personnel Accountability

Personnel Accountability

BlackBerry AtHoc Account enables real time visibility into personnel location and status for effective crisis management. It empowers commanders to determine which personnel are safe and which need immediate response.
Interoperable Communication

Interoperable Communication

BlackBerry AtHoc Connect helps enable shared situational awareness with HQ or across networked organizations bridging all government and commercial entities and strengthening coordination when every second counts. It helps meet specific government requirements outlined in H.R.615.
Agency-Wide Mass Communication

Agency-Wide Mass Communication

Communicate via all channels (telephone, smartphone, networked computers, mobile devices), to contact personnel across the entire organization. Alerts may also be sent using this emergency notification system to sirens, radios, fire panels, radio and TV systems, digital displays and similar mass communication devices.
Public Safety Warnings

Public Safety Warnings

Get the message out consistently with mass notifications across both public broadcasts and personal communications such as email, phone and mobile devices. BlackBerry AtHoc allows agencies to share authoritative information with the public in real time during crises and to integrate with FEMA's IPAWS to reach the public via CMAS/WEA, EAS and NOAA HazCollect (in the US).

Certifications and Compliance

Governments worldwide trust BlackBerry to meet their secure communication and business continuity needs. In fact, more US Federal Government agencies use BlackBerry AtHoc to help protect their people than any other crisis communication solution.

BlackBerry AtHoc complies with the following international standards:

  • ISO 22301 and other business resilience standards
  • ISO/IEC 27001:2013 – Information Security Management System Certified
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

BlackBerry AtHoc complies with the following federal personnel accountability mandates:

  • US Department of Homeland Security: DHS Directive 008-04
  • NIST SP 800-53 Rev 3 (at a moderate FIPS 199 classification)
  • Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies (SAFETY) Act designation
  • FEMA Safety law emergency plans under OSHA and Canada's equivalent
  • US Department of Defense: DoDI 3001.02
  • US Department of Veterans Affairs: VA Directive 0325
  • US FEMA Guidance Directives: FCD 1
  • US OPM Accountability: Executive Order 13197
  • Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Program (DIACAP) Certification and Accreditation
  • Data Center Certifications: SSAE-16 SOC I Type II Certified and LEED Certified Data Center

Contact us to request a demo of BlackBerry AtHoc and learn how it could help your organization to unify mass notifications.