Originally Posted by The Sand
The BlackBerry Internet Service encrypts email messages that it sends and receives using SSL
if the external messaging server (POP over SSL, IMAP over SSL, or Microsoft® Outlook® Web
Access) supports SSL encryption. External messaging servers use a standard TCP connection if
an SSL connection is not supported.”Sandy
Sounds to me like RIM has the infrastructure to handle the encryption. It's the other half (yahoo, gmail, ...) of which RIM cannot control, where the problem lies.