BlackBerry Enterprise IM 3.0 is a secure, enterprise-grade instant messaging service that borrows a lot of functionality of the popular BBM service. The service can communicate with desktop enterprise chat systems like Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office Communication Server and Lotus (IBM) Sametime. Continue reading ‘Secure Free Instant Messaging for Enterprise: BlackBerry IM 3.0′
I’m here in Ottawa attending the BlackBerry Innovation Forum. It’s a full day of IT managers, CIOs and folks in charge of mobile deployments talking about new technologies. This year there’s a big focus on BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, RIM’s solution for managing BlackBerry, iOS and Android devices for deployments large and small. The crowd was full of BlackBerry fans with over 70% of the attendees sporting Playbooks.
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mobilEncrypt’s Endpoint software is an enterprise encryption solution for mobile users and works directly on the mobile device. Employees can send and receive encrypted messages using their company email address that can be easily centrally managed as well as the ability to revoke credentials if a device gets compromised.
RPost is a new BlackBerry app/service that has extended its Registered Email services to bring secure email messaging to BlackBerry email regardless of where it’s accessed. The app seeks to reproduce the tightly integrated email app on BlackBerry and permits users to scroll up one position on the menu to “Send Registered” email messages. Presumably, this app is geared towards the BIS users to provide them with encrypted email.
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RIM has updated BlackBerry Desktop Manager and while there isn’t anything in the update that’s terribly exciting, it does come with better encryption for backup files. Hit the jump and read about the fixed issues in this latest build of Desktop Manager.
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The Indian Government withdrew the threat to ban BlackBerry services for 60 days after RIM sent a proposal to give security officials “lawful access” to encrypted data. The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has demanded real time access to encrypted emails and IM communications and said it will take the next 60 days to review the proposal from RIM.
This news raises a couple of big questions:
1) What did RIM propose?
2) What is “lawful access”?
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