All About Symbian - Nokia (S60) and Sony Ericsson (UIQ) smartphones unwrapped

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Security options increased for Symbian devices

In a press release today, Pointsec Mobile technologies has announced it is to release Pointsec, it's high security, cross platform system, onto the Symbian platform. They say "Using on-the fly, user-transparent encryption, Pointsec for Symbian OS automatically encrypts all files before they are stored on a device and automatically decrypts the files again when they are opened, without any need for user intervention". The actual releases will be coming in December; first to the Nokia 9200 series and Sony Ericsson's Symbian based smartphones.

Key features of the new Pointsec® for Symbian OS

• Automatic protection at all times
– Strong 128-bit AES, automatic and user-transparent encryption

• Memory card protection
– Protect information stored on memory cards

• Easy key recovery if passphrase is forgotten
– Master key guarantees that information can be recovered even if the passphrase is forgotten

• Pre-defined profiles and a statistics view
– Customize the level of security needed and get a bird’s eye view of the encrypted content on the device

• Secure User-authentication and Rapid Device-locking
– Only authenticated users can access encrypted information and
devices can be instantly locked to safeguard content


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Ericsson i888 World -> N'7110 -> Sony J5e
N'9210 -> N'7650
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