Protecting Wi-Fi connections

If supported by your wireless service provider, a Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry smartphone can access the BlackBerry Infrastructure using a reliable and secure transport when using Wi-Fi connections.

To help protect the communication throughout the unprotected networks, your smartphone supports negotiating encrypted connections to the BlackBerry Infrastructure to establish a browsing connection to the Internet using a Wi-Fi connection.

Your smartphone can also support multiple security methods that are designed to encrypt wireless communications over the Wi-Fi network between the smartphone and either the wireless access points or a network firewall. Your smartphone is designed to reject incoming connections, to support limited connections in Wi-Fi infrastructure mode only, and to prevent Wi-Fi peer-to-peer (ad-hoc networking) connections.

For more information about Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry smartphones, visit http://na.blackberry.com/eng/ataglance/networks/#tab_ddetail_subtab_wifi.



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