International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Protecting Confidential Information on Network Sites Based on Security Awareness
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 30 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,365,246) developed by Neil Readshaw, Parkwood, Australia, for a "protecting confidential information on network sites based on security awareness."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A system for protecting confidential information based upon user security awareness is provided. The system includes a network interface for connecting the system to a plurality of remotely-located network sites. The system also includes one or more processors on which at one or more data processing feature execute in response to a request received from a user of one of the remotely-located network sites. The system further includes a security-awareness module configured to execute in conjunction with the one or more processors for determining a measure of security awareness of the user, and for granting or denying the user access to the at least one data processing feature based upon the measure of security awareness."
The patent application was filed on March 18, 2008 (12/050,489). 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=8,365,246&OS=8,365,246&RS=8,365,246
Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.
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