In merger with the release at present of the BlackBerry 7.1 OS (Operating System) in Australian market, RIM (Research In Motion) announced that the BlackBerry smartphones running in the BlackBerry® 7.1 and 7.0 OS have been successfully approved and evaluated for Government use by DSD (Defense Signals Directorate) of the Government of Australia. The certification from the Defense Signals Directorate affirms that BlackBerry 7 OS meets the strict security standards of the New Zealand and Australian Government for a broad range of Governments’ information classifications, which representing the mass of everyday operational communications.
The BlackBerry 7.1 and7.0 OS, when used in agreement with Government guidance that can be used to make safe the information with a categorization of up to as well as including PROTECTED for the Government of Australia and up to as well as including RESTRICTED for the Government of New Zealand. Manager of Research In Motion, Security Certifications, Scott Deacon said that, with the Defense Signals Directorate approval of BlackBerry 7, the RIM continues to lead the business when it comes to meeting the safety certification requirements of governments in the world.
Associate Vice President Asia Pacific End User and Mobility Research, Tim Dillon, said that, as organizations continue to hold mobility across every facet of their processes, the security risk rises considerably. In the current environment, the mobile security is over just device management. The Organizations require an integrated capability which spans device, applications network and also data.
The BlackBerry 7 influences the new generation of BlackBerry smartphones as well as includes major performance enhancements and many new functionality and features including Liquid Graphics technology, NFC technology and fast BlackBerry browsing. The BlackBerry 7 continues to put the standard for information safety, with the support for AES (Advanced Encryption Standard), ECC (Elliptical Curve Cryptography) and the capability to protect enterprise information transmitted between an internal systems and a BlackBerry Smartphone.
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