1. Mee Kiu's Avatar
    Does any Blackberry stock solution enable secure erase (wipe) of all user related data
    on Passport generated during the whole usage of this device model?
    Or, is that goal to be achieved rather by a 3rd party solution (app)?

    A reliable wipe capability is needed, so the erased data can't never nor
    under no circumstances be recovered.
    Last edited by Mee Kiu; 10-26-14 at 02:44 AM.
    10-25-14 05:09 PM
  2. Stomps01's Avatar
    Device wipe in security and privacy settings......... pretty sure that does the trick....

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    10-25-14 05:10 PM
  3. jpvj's Avatar
    Perform a wipe of the device.

    If you have the tinfoil hat on, you can choose to encrypt the device before wiping. If someone is able to undo the wipe, all they'll find is an encrypted file system.

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    10-25-14 05:11 PM
  4. homer1475's Avatar
    SIC multi wipe would also work, but it would also erase your OS.

    As others have said, just use the onboard device wipe.

    Settings > Security and Privacy > Security Wipe

    Type in Blackberry and let it do its thing. Depending on the amount of data it has to wipe, it can take up to an hour to complete.
    10-25-14 05:18 PM
  5. Mee Kiu's Avatar
    Current plan is namely to order Passport for short period of time for testing.
    In order to see if it as personal digital assistant and smartphone suitable as for our needs,
    if all apps we use now on other mobile platforms are available and work as required.
    Shall the test results read NO, nothing for us, it will go back to retailer.
    The prerequisite for this plan to succeed is the capability of reliable data wipe,
    so the generated data don't pass to other's hands.
    Testing will include consumption of personalized net services for which user accounts need to be set on device.
    Of course, Passport will be handled gently during the test.
    10-25-14 05:20 PM
  6. ThaMunsta's Avatar
    It takes a long time but the native secure wipe works and will make everything unrecoverable.

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    Mee Kiu likes this.
    10-25-14 06:15 PM

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