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Old 06-24-2005, 04:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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does anyone know of any email encryption programs that can be installed on newer 7000+ blackberry models? preferably ones that dont have a monthly subscription cost?

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Old 06-24-2005, 05:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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the bb already comes with encryption on it standard.

NO need to post in three different threads to get an answer someone will if they know the answer always answer.
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To expand on what Dawg was saying, the infrastructure of the RIM network itself encrypts data sent over it. If you want to also encrypt all of the data ON the handheld itself, and you are in a BES environment, there is an IT policy option which can also be set up for that.
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im sorry what is an IT policy? One of my friends had some aftermarket software on his device that he enabled, although the rim network does encrypt data sent over it technically the provider still has access to that information i have heard. any idea what software it is he could have had?? it was called blackberry encryption v.1.01, and when anyone tried to view the messages without turning the program on the handheld itself it came out as garbled text.
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You can encrypt email using S/MIME if you have a BES!

And you can do full certificate synchronization with the desktop, as well.

Even though the email is encrypted to the handset, that isn't good enough Dawg et al - having the ability to digital sign or encrypt a message to receipients outside of your own organization is important to many corporate IT departments.

I have no idea what "blackberry encrypt v.1.01" is, but it sounds like snake oil so far Far better to use PGP or S/MIME to handle encrypted or signed email, and with the BBerry your only option is S/MIME.
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