BlackBerry plans to open a new security center in Washington, D.C., to improve mobile security. While speaking at the CES Government event in Las Vegas, BlackBerry CEO John Chen said that the new “Security Innovation Center ... will serve as a hub for collaboration with key government customers and other expert partners,” ZDNet reports.

Chen also said that the firm is working with government and industry experts to solve some of the challenges faced by enterprises today due to cybercrime, and that the development of security communication over mobile devices is a priority.