Glossary of Terms you SHOULD Know
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 Mobile Data System
Code Division Multiple Access
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.
Compressed Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
certificate revocation list
A BlackBerry smartphone 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
Directory Service Markup Language
A BlackBerry smartphone uses a DSML-enabled server to search for and download certificates.
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
generic access network
Global Positioning System
Global System for Mobile Communications
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
International Mobile Subscriber Identity
An IT policy consists of various IT policy rules that control the security features and behavior of BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, the BlackBerry Desktop Software, and the BlackBerryWeb Desktop Manager.
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
A BlackBerry smartphone uses an LDAP-enabled server to search for and download certificates and PGP keys.
mass storage mode
Mass storage mode enables users to transfer files between a media card and their computer when they connect their BlackBerry smartphone to their computer.
mobile country code
Multimedia Messaging Service
mobile network code
Media Transfer Protocol
Online Certificate Status Protocol
Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol
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.
personal identification number
A private key is a key that only the certificate subject can use. Private key information is not distributed publically. BlackBerry smartphones use private keys to sign email messages or PIN messages that users send and to decrypt email messages that users receive.
A public key is a key that people other than the certificate subject can use. BlackBerry smartphones 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.
A root certificate is a self-signed certificate and usually belongs to a certificate authority.
Real Time Streaming Protocol
Removable User Identity Module
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 BlackBerry smartphone service, such as the current call forwarding status.
Secure Hash Algorithm
Subscriber Identity Module
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 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
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