November 17, 2021

Amazon Web Services acquires encrypted messaging app Wickr | Technology News

New Delhi: Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of Amazon providing on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, has acquired Wickr, the encrypted messaging app founded in 2012.

The company made this announcement through an official social media post that read, “We are excited to share that AWS has acquired Wickr, an innovative company that has developed the industry`s most secure, end-to-end encrypted, communication technology.”

Stephen Schmidt, Amazon Web Services` vice president, continued to nod the company`s ever-deepening relationships with the military, and Washington in general, and said that Wickr`s features give “security-conscious enterprises and government agencies the ability to implement important governance and security controls to help them meet their compliance requirements.”

The Wickr app is an encrypted messaging app used to secure messaging competitor…

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