Security analysis of BlackBerry Enterprise Solution successfully completed

Germany - Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology (Fraunhofer Institute SIT) of Germany and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the successful completion of an in-depth security analysis performed by Fraunhofer Institute SIT of the BlackBerry® Enterprise Solution for mobile email and data push-services. Fraunhofer Institute SIT confirms the high quality of the security architecture of the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution and the strong data protection services it provides.

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If you are a BES Admin and have problems to push wireless some software (e.g. the IBM Sametime client) to your users this short tip may help you (this can happen at the moment when your user use a BlackBerry Storm).

At first open the BlackBerry Manager (not the Desktop manager), go to BlackBerry Domain -> Software Configuration Status (on the right side, its a tab). In the list check for the following line:

GetHHCodePackagesreported: HHCM_DEVICE_NOT_SUPPORTED. Upgradeyourcopy of device.xml

If you see it (and the date is from today or yesterday, ...) then download the latestdevice.xml and vendor.xml from the RIM Website:

https://www.blackberry.com/Desktop/Download/XML/Device.xml

https://www.blackberry.com/Desktop/Download/XML/Vendor.xml

Copy these files to the following folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Research In Motion\AppLoader.

For more information see "How to update the device.xml file ".




RIM has released Desktop Manager 4.7 on their site. Nothing really new in the new manager other than support for the Storm from what I can tell.

Details

Name:Desktop Manager 4.7.0 B50 Multilanguage - Without Media Manager
File Name:470_b050_multilanguage_nomediamanager.exe
Download Size:114.715 Mb
Language:English

If you like to always have the latest buggiest version you can pick it up at this link on RIM’s servers.