- An abbreviated dialing number (ADN) is a short telephone number, such as 911 or 112, that is used to reach public services.
- access point name
- blind carbon copy
- BlackBerry enabled device
- A BlackBerry enabled device is a device with BlackBerry®
software, a device with BlackBerry® Built-In™ software, or a
that is running the BlackBerry® Application Suite. BlackBerry
devices provide users with access to BlackBerry device
applications and BlackBerry services.
- BlackBerry MDS
- BlackBerry® Mobile Data System
- carbon copy
- A certificate is a digital document that binds the identity and public key of a certificate subject. Each certificate has an corresponding private key that is stored separately. A certificate authority signs the certificate to indicate that it is authentic and can be trusted.
- Compressed Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
- 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.
- Domain Name System
- Digital Signature Algorithm
- Extensible Authentication Protocol Flexible Authentication via Secure Tunneling
- Extensible Authentication Protocol Subscriber Identity Module
- Extensible Authentication Protocol Transport Layer Security
- Extensible Authentication Protocol Tunneled Transport Layer Security
- Elliptic Curve Cryptography
- Fixed Dialing Number
- Federal Information Processing Standards
- Global Positioning System
- Hypertext Transfer Protocol
- International Mobile Subscriber Identity
- Internet Protocol
- Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
- LDAP certificate server
- A BlackBerry® device uses an LDAP certificate server to
search for and download certificates and PGP® keys.
- light-emitting diode
- mobile country code
- Multimedia Messaging Service
- mobile network code
- Online Certificate Status Protocol
- OCSP server
- A BlackBerry® device uses an OCSP server to check the
revocation status of a certificate on demand.
- Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol
- personal certificate
- A personal certificate is a certificate that a certificate
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.
- 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
- root certificate
- A root certificate is a self-signed certificate and usually belongs
to a certificate authority.
- Real Time Streaming Protocol
- subject alternative name
- A service dialing number (SDN) is a number that is preloaded on your SIM card by your wireless
service provider that you can use to access information about
your device service, such as the current call forwarding status.
- Secure Hash Algorithm
- Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
- Short Message Service
- Short Message Service Center
- service set identifier
- Secure Sockets Layer
- Transmission Control Protocol
- Transport Layer Security
- Triple DES
- Triple Data Encryption Standard
- virtual private network
- wide area network
- Wireless Application Protocol
- Wired Equivalent Privacy
- Wireless Markup Language
- Wi-Fi Protected Access
- Wireless Transport Layer Security
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