Angela Merkel is an active SMSerin, Chaterin, Telefoniererin. So far, she used two devices: “A device for the secure phone calls and another for secure E-mail”, explains Hans-Christoph source, Managing Director of the security specialists Secusmart.
In the future, the Chancellor needs only a mobile phone: Here you can choose between a BlackBerry (the Canadian firm RIM) and choose a galaxy of the South Korean company Samsung.
For construction and operation of a new secure communications system, T-systems and Secusmart were awarded according to “Business week” the Telekom subsidiary. T-systems uses Samsung phones, Secusmart offers the new BlackBerry model Z10.
For the Smartphone pioneer BlackBerry, fighting for his future after losses, the surcharge is an important prestige order – and on top of that a sensation: over the years, the Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI) had classified BlackBerrys as not trusted. The units conducted all data across servers in the UK Egham – foreign intelligence services would gain access to sensitive information.
According to the “Wirtschaftswoche”, companies also can buy the new phones for the price of 2500 euro.
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