EAL4+ Certification for Blackberry 7 Operating System

Blackberry smartphones are making news all over the world but Research In Motion are looking for better reasons that can make their smartphones sell better globally. Research In Motion has now announced that Blackberry smartphones running on 7 OS have been independently evaluated by third party Common Criteria and have meet the security criteria for Evaluation Assurance Level 4+. Common Criteria is one of the international standards for validating products to see if they meet security requirements. This third party company is widely respected across the globe for their extensive and comprehensive evaluation and 4+ is the highest level of accreditation that they provide only after they have evaluated different security aspects.

Scott Totzke, Senior Vice President at Blackberry Security at RIM said that security is really important for all enterprise customers and that RIM is really proud that they have provide better technology to their consumers. He added that RIM is popular globally for the kind of security they provide in their mobiles and getting such kind of accreditation from Common Criteria only boost the confidence of customers in Blackberry products. The EAL4+ certification is for all the new Blackberry smartphones that have the new 7 OS that was released this year.

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