It is less secure than other smartphones for all accounts but Gmail. And even Gmail I am not "entirely" sure of as I was told there are 2 ports for Gmail and 1 port had no security. I know my Nokia is a lock down with SSL enabled on ALL ports for EVERY email account. Other smartphones have the same...
it's not my intention to bash RIM. Posting on this forum is to let users beware - they are not as secure as they might have thought. I for one was shocked and bummed
And I wil take this info elsewhere - hoping facilitating change from RIM. They either step it up on the BIS - or they let the consumer know they really are a "business" phone and BB's aren't for the consumer in regard to email.