com" e-mail address and up to 1 GB encrypted mailbox space * Plug-and-play setup with any e-mail client supporting SMTP, POP3 or IMAP * Interoperability with other encrypted e-mail users' systems based on Silent Mail or other solutions * Encryption protection provided by PGP Universal * Flexible encryption options: Users can manage their own PGP keys or Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) certificates for maximum e-mail security, or choose the convenience of having Silent Circle provide and manage mail encryption keys on the company's servers "Using encrypted e-mail has historically been complex and cumbersome for users outside of large enterprises with dedicated IT staffs and their own encryption servers.
What does S/MIME stand for?
S/MIME stands for Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (IETF)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
- Success/Leadership (Toastmasters Program)
- System/Look-up Table
- Service Module (also abbreviated as SVM)
- Service/Maintenance (various organizations)
- Slice/Medium Ratio
- Scaffold or Matrix Attachment Region
- Sideloader/Magazine Controller (military aviation)
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Operating in its unclassified mode, the SME PED operates as any DON-approved PED, such as a BlackBerry, including Common Access Card and Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/ MIME) support for sending and receiving encrypted e-mail and using digital signatures.
One of the key technical issues is whether to embrace Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions, an email security standard that requires a corporate email server to issue a "digital certificate" to each user.
Also, RIM is working with the National Security Agency and has provided support for Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions on the BlackBerry platform (S/MIME).
office will support RSA's Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) specification that allows vendors to independently develop interoperable RSA-based security for their various e-mail platforms.
The specification -- Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) -- will allow vendors to independently develop interoperable RSA-based security for their various e-mail platforms, so that an S/MIME message composed and encrypted on one vendor's application can be decrypted on another.