The University of Ottawa recommends that students and employees install up-to-date security certificates on their mobile devices in order to ensure security and authenticity when using the University’s online services.
Mobile devices will allow you to ignore certificate checking when configuring certain applications and services. By ignoring certificate checking for an application or service, you run the risk of using a service that is not genuine or secure.
We recommend that you configure your BlackBerry Smartphone to use the most recent Thawte Premium Server CA certificate on the University’s website.
You can download the latest version of the Thawte certificate via this web page, as well as follow our installation instructions (based on the most common BlackBerry OS versions).
Installing the certificates on your BlackBerry device: