BlackBerry PlayBook Security – Part One
This paper forms the first in a series of papers on the security of the first tablet devices from Research in Motion (RIM), the Blackberry PlayBook.
This paper aims to give an overview of the security of the Blackberry PlayBook, a breadth first approach was taken to uncover as many components of the PlayBook’s attack surface as possible to gain an understanding of the environment and architecture to form a basis for further research.
The paper will cover three main sections discussing the main areas of the attack surface exposed by the tablet device. The three section to be covered are:
- Operating System
- Application Security
- Enterprise Data Security