RIM Preps BlackBerry Security App
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PCs have plenty of data backup options available to them, but what about smartphones? With phones carrying more and more sensitive data, some method is needed to protect that data in case of loss. Research in Motion has the answer to that for its BlackBerry customers, with a new secure service that backs up, restores, and can securely wipe a lost BlackBerry. Enterprise Mobile Today looks at the service's array of features.
Research In Motion just unveiled the beta version of its free, cloud-based mobile security service that offers remote backup, restore and locate tools for protecting and finding lost or stolen BlackBerrys.
Dubbed BlackBerry Protect, the mobile app will be in the testing stage until "later this year," according to RIM (NASDAQ: RIMM), but is already garnering positive press at CrackBerry.com based on some first impressions.