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Improved Authentication and Confidentiality Protection. ICAP Patent Brokerage Announces for Auction Important Patents in Data Encryption and Document Security
Date:3/15/2012

LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Patent Brokerage, a division of ICAP plc and the world's largest intellectual property brokerage firm and organizer of ICAP Ocean Tomo Auctions, is offering for auction important patents in data encryption and document security from John H. Messing. The lot will be included in the 15th ICAP Ocean Tomo IP Auction on March 29, 2012, at Terranea Resort near Los Angeles, California. 

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Background
Today, the Internet is rife today with identity theft, theft of funds, and misappropriation of information, including customer data. Conventional security is inadequate in many ways. Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) technology is commonly used in Internet banking, by governmental websites, and for sensitive credit card data. (Security is indicated by small icons of locks in browser windows when active.) Password and other sensitive information transmitted by SSL technology is increasingly subject to theft by keystroke loggers, i.e., Trojan horse infections via email or popup browser windows, and they surreptitiously eavesdrop on typed passwords or credit card details by users and transmit them for unauthorized access, including for e-bank accounts. In addition, the digital certificates from traditional certificate authorities used to create the SSL connections have in many instances been compromised at the root level; putting numerous derivative certificates of these root certificates also at risk. The market requires infrastructure changes, before a catastrophe undoes e-commerce.

Key Characteristics & Benefits
This portfolio discloses techniques for improved data security in the online environment:

  • Digital certificates from certificate authorities which are used like tokens or passports to access Internet signature servers, thus obviating passwords and counteracting the increasingly crippling effect of keystroke loggers.
  • Digital certificates of users for access can be enhanced with biometric information, or requiring secondarily a passphrase.
  • Claims for this patent potentially encompass a number of types of signature methods in use today for certified email and contract signings but with the addition of a client side certificate requirement to enhance security.
  • A second patent covers a complementary signature method, where an Internet server uses a symmetric key seeded with transaction specific information. The combination of asymmetric and symmetric ciphers to sign is virtually impregnable to attack, since two types of ciphers are used together, and breaking the encryption of one yields only unreadable characters of the other.
  • A third patent enables the use of an Internet server to encrypt messages for transmission over insecure networks using only encryption features of the Adobe Acrobat® Reader.

Market Potential
This is important strategic IP for the wide range of companies that deal with documents and data transmission and have a need for security and confidentiality.

Companies who have cited this patent portfolio include:
Oracle, IBM, Adobe, Bank of America, Western Union, Hewlett-Packard, Fujitsu, Agere Systems

To learn more about the assets available for sale in this portfolio:
Contact Paul Greco of ICAP Patent Brokerage at 212-815-6692 or Paul.Greco@us.icap.com

About ICAP Patent Brokerage
ICAP Patent Brokerage is a division of ICAP plc and the world's largest intellectual property brokerage and patent auction firm.

About ICAP
ICAP is the world's leading interdealer broker and provider of post trade risk and information services. The Group matches buyers and sellers in the wholesale markets in interest rates, credit, commodities, FX, emerging markets and equity derivatives through voice and electronic networks. Through our post trade risk and information services we help our customers manage and mitigate risks in their portfolios. For more information go to www.icap.com.


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