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October 10, 2005 08:00 ET

PGP Corporation And Research In Motion Announce Support For PGP Email Security On BlackBerry Platform

BlackBerry is First Wireless Platform to Support PGP Universal on Handsets

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 10, 2005) - MOBILE BUSINESS EXPO CONFERENCE - Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) and PGP Corporation are working together to allow BlackBerry® users to send and receive PGP-secured email. The new PGP® Support Package developed for BlackBerry is expected to be available later this year.

This solution enables enterprises to extend PGP email security to individuals who use both laptop/desktop computers and BlackBerry wireless devices. It provides customers with sender-to-recipient email security, and thereby complements the industry-leading wireless transmission security and device protection security inherent in the BlackBerry architecture. Licenses will be available exclusively from PGP Corporation and its authorized resellers.

"BlackBerry has continuously led the industry in wireless security and we are pleased to be the first to offer PGP® Universal support on wireless devices," said Mark Guibert, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, at Research In Motion. "We believe this news will be welcomed by many enterprise customers that have chosen and deployed PGP technology."

"BlackBerry is the overwhelming leader for enterprise mobile messaging. By providing an integrated PGP Universal and BlackBerry solution, we address a strategic requirement of our joint customers," said Phillip Dunkelberger, chief executive officer and president of PGP Corporation. "RIM and PGP Corporation have worked closely to integrate our products and provide a seamless end-user experience."

Product Capabilities

The PGP Support Package for BlackBerry is designed to work in conjunction with the PGP Universal solution. PGP support is fully integrated in the BlackBerry user interface and provides email encryption, decryption, digital signature, and verification services for email sent from and received on BlackBerry devices.

Users simply authenticate themselves with their private key passphrase before decrypting or signing email on their BlackBerry device. Outgoing messages are automatically protected according to the centralized policy specified by the PGP Universal administrator. PGP Universal utilizes patented PGP Additional Decryption Key (ADK) capabilities, automated key management and recovery, and automated enrollment and centralized policy management.

Product Availability

The PGP Support Package for BlackBerry will be distributed exclusively by PGP Corporation through its 175 resellers. Product availability is expected later this year.

About Research In Motion (RIM)

Research In Motion is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software and services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet and intranet-based applications. RIM technology also enables a broad array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity. RIM's portfolio of award-winning products, services and embedded technologies are used by thousands of organizations around the world and include the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product line, software development tools, radio-modems and software/hardware licensing agreements. Founded in 1984 and based in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM operates offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. RIM is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ:RIMM) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:RIM). For more information, visit www.rim.com or www.blackberry.com.

About PGP Corporation

The global customer standard for encryption and digital signature solutions, PGP Corporation develops, markets, and supports an integrated data security suite used by more than 30,000 enterprises, businesses, and governments worldwide, including 84% of the Fortune® 100, 66% of the Fortune® Global 100, and thousands of individuals and cryptography experts. Customers depend on PGP solutions for regulatory and audit compliance, to protect confidential company information, to secure customer data, and to keep identity information private.

During the past ten years, PGP® technology has earned a global reputation for innovative, standards-based, trusted solutions. The flexible PGP suite allows customers to phase-in gateway, partner, mobile or internal email security; data storage protection for laptops, desktops, and removable media; IM encryption; and FTP/batch transfer security using a single key management and recovery infrastructure. PGP Corporation is the only commercial security vendor to publish source code for peer review. Contact PGP Corporation at www.pgp.com or +1 650 319 9000.

Legal Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Some of the statements in this press release are forward-looking, including statements regarding the availability, plans, delivery, goals, development, expected features, expected benefits and competitive position of PGP products implementing or leveraging the PGP technologies. All references made to product feature enhancements, improvements in platform support or additional functionality are subject to change at solely PGP Corporation's discretion. All future descriptions of PGP technology and products are subject to availability only if PGP Corporation decides to build them and when PGP Corporation decides to make them commercially available. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that PGP Corporation faces that could cause results to differ materially include risks associated with any unforeseen technical difficulties or software errors related to the final development and launch of any of PGP Corporation's products; any technological or standards changes in the security, encryption and authentications market which could make PGP Corporation's products less competitive or require feature changes in these products; any slowdown in the adoption by businesses of encryption suites, secure email, Internet technologies or related standard. The forward-looking statements contained in this release are made as of the date hereof, and PGP Corporation does not assume any obligation to update such statements nor the reasons why actual results could differ materially from those projected in such statements.

Forward-looking statements in this news release are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used herein, words such as "intend" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on assumptions made by and information available to Research In Motion Limited. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements include, without limitation, possible product defects and product liability, risks related to international sales and potential foreign currency exchange fluctuations, the initiation or outcome of litigation, acts or potential acts of terrorism, international conflicts, significant fluctuations of quarterly operating results, changes in Canadian and foreign laws and regulations, continued acceptance of RIM's products, increased levels of competition, technological changes and the successful development of new products, dependence on third-party networks to provide services, dependence on intellectual property rights and other risks and factors detailed from time to time in RIM's periodic reports filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulatory authorities. The Company has no intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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