The RIM BlackBerry Smart Card Reader Overview:
Increase Security Compliance - Using IT policy controls, BlackBerry smartphones and computers can be configured to lock if the Smart Card Reader goes out of range, rendering the smartphone or computer unusable and information inaccessible until proximity is restored and user authentication requirements have been met.
Prevent Unauthorized Access - The Smart Card Reader is designed to solve fundamental security concerns for organizations, helping eliminate unauthorized access to unlocked computers and BlackBerry smartphones.
Meet Strict Government Security Requirements - FIPS 140-2 validated encryption technology. Built on BlackBerry JVM, the Smart Card Reader uses an AES-256 encryption overlay for Bluetooth. It allows organizations using smart cards to add additional security features to the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution security architecture.
Provide an Enhanced User Experience - The slim, lightweight Smart Card Reader features long battery life and Bluetooth technology that allows users to comfortably wear the reader on a lanyard. No more heavy peripherals or bulky smartphone attachments.
Manage Key Lifetimes Wirelessly – System administrators gain additional control over the wireless environment with the ability to wirelessly manage security key lifetimes.
The RIM BlackBerry Smart Card Reader Features:
The BlackBerry Smart Card Reader works with certificates on smart cards and enables your employees to digitally sign and encrypt messages on their BlackBerry or computer.
ADVANCE SECURITY FEATURES
When used with the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution, the Smart Card Reader supports advanced security features to help meet IT and public sector requirements, including:
- AES-256 encryption
- FIPS 140-2 validated encryption module
- S/MIME support
- Wireless IT policy enforcement