Limiting user control of third-party applications on BlackBerry devices

Scenario

Example policy rule

Value

Prevent third-party applications from accessing serial ports or USB ports on BlackBerry® devices.

Allow Third Party Apps to Use Serial Port (IT policy rule)

No

Prevent third-party applications from accessing the persistent store API on BlackBerry devices.

Allow Third Party Apps to Use Persistent Store (IT policy rule)

No

Prevent users from configuring and running add-in applications in the BlackBerry® Desktop Manager.

Desktop Allow Desktop Add-Ins (IT policy rule)

No

Prevent users from downloading third-party applications or themes to their BlackBerry devices.

Disallow Third Party Application Downloads (IT policy rule)

Yes

Prevent users from removing a third-party Java® application installed on their BlackBerry devices.

Disposition (application control policy rule)

Required

Prevent users from installing a third-party Java application on their BlackBerry devices.

Disposition (application control policy rule)

Required

Remove a third-party Java application from BlackBerry devices over the wireless network.

Disposition (application control policy rule)

Required

Prevent users from turning on a custom theme that was created using the BlackBerry® Theme Studio.

Is Theme Data Allowed (application control policy rule)

Required

Prevent users from unlocking their BlackBerry devices using a BlackBerry® Smart Card Reader and an authentication password.

Is Access to the User Authenticator API allowed (application control policy rule)

Required

Prevent users that are authenticating through a VPN connection from using third-party applications on their BlackBerry devices.

Is Access to the User Authenticator API allowed (application control policy rule)

Required

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