A mobile IM service should employ multiple layers of encryption to protect the content of IMs while in transit and at rest.
While risk mitigation is paramount, IM solutions will not find an audience if they lack an engaging, easy-to-use interface.
Built for mobile
Processes built for a desktop environment rarely translate to a mobile one. IM apps built from the ground up for mobile make the best use of the limited real estate of mobile displays and the on-the-go mentality of mobile users.
To keep your corporate information private, you must select a secure mobile IM solution that enables only the enterprise to decrypt information contained in IM exchanges. If any entity other than your organization possesses the capabilities to intercept or read secure messages, the solution is flawed.
An enterprise messaging service tightly integrated with an enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution saves you the cost of adding hardware to support a separate solution and reduces complexity by enabling mobile messaging policies, auditing and privileges to be managed through an existing and familiar administration console.
To overcome CIO objections and address the key considerations above, BlackBerry introduced BBM™ Protected. BBM Protected provides an enhanced security model for BBM messages sent between BlackBerry smartphones, bringing regulated industries the most secure and reliable real-time mobile messaging experience in the industry