Defining measures to protect BlackBerry devices from unauthorized use


Example IT policy rule

Example value

Extend your organization's password policy to BlackBerry® devices.

Lock the BlackBerry device automatically, regardless of user activity.

Enable Long-Term Timeout


Prompt the user to type a password, whether the BlackBerry device is idle or in use.

Periodic Challenge Time

60 (minutes that can elapse before the user must type a password)

Lock the BlackBerry device automatically when a user inserts it in the holster.

Force Lock When Holstered


Lock the BlackBerry device automatically after a period of user inactivity.

Maximum Security Timeout

5 (minutes of idle time that is permitted before the BlackBerry device locks)

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