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.
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:
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
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