Round Rock Research Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 2 -- Round Rock Research, Mount Kisco, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,346,925) developed by four co-inventors for an "apparatus for providing security over untrusted networks." The co-inventors are James M. Holden, Valley Center, Calif., Stephen E. Levin, Poway, Calif., James O. Nickel, Dayton, Md., and Edwin H. Wrench, San Diego.
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A network security apparatus adapted to provide for secure communications across data networks, including untrusted networks. In one embodiment, the security apparatus comprises one or more components disposed within the software stack of a computerized device, the components including an association process adapted to establish security associations between devices on the network, and an encryption key generation process adapted to generate one or more encryption keys. In one variant, the keys are specifically for use with temporary or ad hoc security associations. The one or more keys are exchanged according to a key exchange protocol after the device is authenticated or authenticates another device. In one implementation, the device comprises a portable device such as a laptop computer."
The patent application was filed on Dec. 10, 2010 (12/965,606). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,346,925&OS=8,346,925&RS=8,346,925
Written by Arpi Sharma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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