S/MIME

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AcronymDefinition
S/MIMESecure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (IETF)
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The update will add security options like signed and encrypted Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) and the automatic trigger of the virtual private network client if there is an access to the enterprise resource.
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.