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Old 11-18-2009, 12:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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good morning all, it seems that for the past 4 years (or so), many of our users here at WORK have bought the blackberrys to receive their emails on the phone, which is GREAT. A new policy was implemented that will no longer allow a user to receive emails on their blackberrys unless there is some type of data encryption. how do i do this?

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Old 11-18-2009, 12:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Are you using a BES?
If so, the data is already encrypted.

Even with BIS, any data that travels on the RIM infrastructure is encrypted.
What is it that your security people are trying to accomplish exactly?
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Old 11-18-2009, 02:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Penguin's question is most relevant, and should be the 1st thing addressed. Having said that, there is a PGP application written quite some time ago that does work on the BB as well. Let me see if I can find a thread.

Here it is:

Atomichelix PGP for BlackBerry v1.2.5

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