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Browser security options

If your email account uses a BlackBerry® Enterprise Server, you might not be able to change your browser security options.

If you change a browser security option, other applications on your BlackBerry® smartphone that access a server might be affected.

Option

Description

Permit SSL 3.0

Specify whether your browser accepts SSL connections. If you do not select this option, your browser allows only TLS connections.

Permit Insecure Renegotiation

Specify whether your browser accepts connections to servers that allow insecure renegotation. If you do not select this option, you might not be able to access some websites.

Encryption Strength

Specify whether your browser only accepts and sends data that is encrypted using 128-bit encryption. To accept and send only data that is encrypted using 128-bit encryption, change this field to Strong Only. To accept and send data that is encrypted using 128-bit encryption or 56-bit encryption, change this field to Allow Weak.

Digest Strength

Specify whether your browser accepts data with weak digest algorithms or accepts only data with strong digest algorithms. The stronger the digest algorithm is, the more secure your browsing experience is. To accept data with weak digest algorithms, change this field to Allow Weak. To accept only data with strong digest algorithms, change this field to Strong Only. To be prompted to accept data with weak digest algorithms, change this field to Prompt. Depending on the options that your administrator sets, you might not be able to change this option.

Server Exceptions

View a list of servers that have certificate problems you have accepted. To stop permitting a connection to a website with a certificate problem, highlight the server exception. Press the Menu key > Delete.

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