Glossary

ADN
An abbreviated dialing number (ADN) is a short telephone number, such as 911 or 112, that is used to reach public services.
APN
access point name
BCC
blind carbon copy
BlackBerry enabled device
A BlackBerry enabled device is a device with BlackBerry® Connect™ software, a device with BlackBerry® Built-In™ software, or a device that is running the BlackBerry® Application Suite. BlackBerry enabled devices provide users with access to BlackBerry device applications and BlackBerry services.
BlackBerry MDS
BlackBerry® Mobile Data System
CC
carbon copy
CDMA
Code Division Multiple Access
certificate
A certificate is a digital document that binds the identity and public key of a certificate subject. Each certificate has a corresponding private key that is stored separately. A certificate authority signs the certificate to indicate that it is authentic and can be trusted.
CMIME
Compressed Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
CRL
certificate revocation list
CRL server
A BlackBerry device uses a CRL server to check the most recently published revocation status of a certificate. Certificate authorities publish certificate revocation lists on CRL servers.
DSA
Digital Signature Algorithm
DSML
Directory Service Markup Language
DSML-enabled server
A BlackBerry device uses a DSML-enabled server to search for and download certificates.
ECC
Elliptic Curve Cryptography
FDN
Fixed Dialing Number
FIPS
Federal Information Processing Standards
GPS
Global Positioning System
GSM
Global System for Mobile Communications®
HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
IP
Internet Protocol
LDAP
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LDAP-enabled server
A BlackBerry® device uses an LDAP-enabled server to search for and download certificates and PGP® keys.
LED
light-emitting diode
mass storage mode
Mass storage mode enables users to transfer files between a media card and their computer when they connect their BlackBerry device to their computer.
MCC
mobile country code
MMS
Multimedia Messaging Service
MNC
mobile network code
MTP
Media Transfer Protocol
OCSP
Online Certificate Status Protocol
OCSP server
A BlackBerry® device uses an OCSP server to check the revocation status of a certificate on demand.
personal certificate
A personal certificate is a certificate that a certificate authority assigns to a user.
personal PGP key
A personal PGP® key is made up of a PGP public key and PGP private key for a user.
PIN
personal identification number
private key
A private key is a key that only the certificate subject can use. Private key information is not distributed publically. BlackBerry devices use private keys to sign email messages or PIN messages that users send and to decrypt email messages that users receive.
public key
A public key is a key that people other than the certificate subject can use. BlackBerry devices use public keys to encrypt email messages or PIN messages that users send to certificate subjects and to verify the signature on email messages or PIN messages that users receive from certificate subjects.
root certificate
A root certificate is a self-signed certificate and usually belongs to a certificate authority.
SAN
subject alternative name
SHA
Secure Hash Algorithm
SIM
Subscriber Identity Module
S/MIME
Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
SMS
Short Message Service
SMSC
Short Message Service Center
SSL
Secure Sockets Layer
TCP
Transmission Control Protocol
TLS
Transport Layer Security
Triple DES
Triple Data Encryption Standard
TTY
teletype
VPN
virtual private network
WAP
Wireless Application Protocol
WML
Wireless Markup Language
WTLS
Wireless Transport Layer Security
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