Security and cryptographic information
When you add a release for an app, you are asked to confirm whether your app uses cryptography or information security features, and provide the following information:
Sections that you must complete
Detailed information that you must provide
Type of encryption or information security
- Authentication, password protection, digital signature
- Copy protection
- Banking transactions
- Data confidentiality
- Other cryptographic features (provide description)
Select the data confidentiality option only if you use encryption or information security features for a purpose that is not covered by the authentication, password protection, digital signature, copy protection, and banking transactions options.
RIM Cryptographic API
Confirm whether the app calls cryptographic libraries on the BlackBerry Device Software or PlayBook OS to perform cryptographic functionality, or to enable protocols that use cryptography (for example, HTTPS, SSL).
Additional cryptographic functionality
Confirm whether the app offers cryptographic functionality in addition to the encryption functionality that is available in the BlackBerry Device Software or BlackBerry PlayBook OS.
United States vendor or technology
Confirm whether you are a vendor located in the United States, or if your app was developed using technology that was created in the United States. If you meet either condition, you must provide an Export Control Classification Number (ECCN).
Commodity Classification Automated Tracking System (CCATS)
Confirm whether the app received a CCATS number from the Bureau of Industry and Security. If the app received a CCATS number, you must upload the CCATS document.
Encryption Registration Numbers (ERN)
If your organization received an ERN, you must specify the ERN.