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8898084 Image formation apparatus capable of personal authentication, control method of image formation apparatus, and computer readable medium having software program stored therein  
A general user given beforehand a proxy right by an administrator is allowed to register a special user having the right to use an apparatus in a range of the function right equal to that of...
8881256 Portable access to auditing information  
Systems and methods provide a storage media on a portable physical object associated with a set of credentials that enables access to a set of computing resources associated with a set of Web...
8850559 Security method of a portable device  
An application program of the portable device receives a command of an owner when the portable device is powered on. The application program notifies a basic input/output system to set a protection...
8849717 Methods and systems for upgrade and synchronization of securely installed applications on a computing device  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for upgrades and synchronization of applications installed on a device, such as a mobile device. In one embodiment, a device may include applications...
8838803 Methods and apparatus for management of user presence in communication activities  
Systems and techniques for mediating user communications. A user persona manager maintains one or more user profiles and manages user interactions with other parties and with service providers...
8831995 Optimized server for streamed applications  
An optimized server for streamed applications provides a streamed application server optimized to provide efficient delivery of streamed applications to client systems across a computer network...
8788424 Method of setting transmission shift points in real-time based upon an engine performance curve  
The present invention provides a method for setting a shift point for shifting a transmission for a powered vehicle between a first gear ratio and a second gear ratio. The method includes...
8745409 System and method for securing portable data  
A data storage device that can be reversibly associated with one or more of a plurality of hosts. A “trusted” host on which the device is mounted is allowed access to a secure data area of the dev...
8738534 Method for providing with a score an object, and decision-support system  
The present invention is related to a decision-support system and method for providing with a score an object represented by a target item from a multidimensional space, said score being...
8712856 Systems and/or methods for determining item serial number structure and intelligence  
Certain exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for determining the correct item serial number structure, even when information regarding the serial number data and/or structure is lacking. Such...
8655785 Computer data product license installation / update confirmation  
An authenticated digital confirmation of an installation or an update of a licensed computer data product, for providing the licensor with a validation that the installation/update was carried out...
8646097 Security module for audio/video data processing unit  
The aim of the present invention is to limit the impact of security breaches, which are the emulators of the security module. This aim is reached by a processing unit of audio/video digital...
8645279 Copyright detection and protection system and method  
A method for detecting against unauthorized transmission of digital works comprises the steps of maintaining a registry of information permitting identification of digital copyrighted works,...
8630907 Secure transactions using a point of sale device  
Systems and methods are provided for secure transactions according to one or more embodiments. According to an embodiment, a method for providing secure transactions comprises initiating a...
8626669 Secure physical billing system  
A system for physical distribution of secure content to customers and physical collection of secure billing information. A plurality of content storage devices may be provided to a customer, each...
8627271 Reusable business sub-processes and run-time assembly  
Particular embodiments provide a method for orchestrating an order fulfillment business process that includes a sub-process. In one embodiment, abstraction of business processes from an underlying...
8620819 Remote feature activator feature extraction  
A database record controls a license to use a computational component. An input receives an order identifier associated with an order related to a computational component and an interface retrieves...
8621601 Systems for authentication for access to software development kit for a peripheral device  
A set of code for a peripheral device is installed on a host device. The set of code is used to control access to the peripheral device from the host device. The set of code also contains one or...
8606831 Systems and methods for providing reputation management  
Systems and methods for providing efficient reputation management schemes resilient to malicious attacks. Methods for providing a reputation management scheme can comprise representing sets of...
8600898 Electronic payment systems and methods utilizing digitally originated checks  
The present invention provides a digitally originated check (DOC) through an electronic payment system (EPS) which captures payor metadata instructions regarding the intended payment to a payee....
8583555 Synchronizing multiple playback device timing utilizing DRM encoding  
A system and method are provided for synchronizing playback of media content on multiple playback devices utilizing Digital Rights Management (DRM) encoding. In general, multiple playback devices...
8577808 Methods for securely distributing computer software products  
A product distribution and payment system for limited use or otherwise restricted digital software products. Digital content data comprising a software product to be rented is made available to...
8572756 Captcha method and system  
A CAPTCHA method executed by a CAPTCHA system is provided, comprising: receiving a CAPTCHA request comprising category information of an application service from an application server; responding...
8561100 Using xpath and ontology engine in authorization control of assets and resources  
An embodiment defines access control allowing the expression of access control rules using ontology based semantics and references an ontology subset using XPath as the ontological expression. The...
8554686 Anti-hack protection to restrict installation of operating systems and other software  
In a personal Internet communication device, a security key is stored on the master boot record. Any bootable device attempting to write operating system files or software files must have an...
8548818 Method and system for authenticating customer identities  
This disclosure describes, generally, methods and systems for authenticating the identities of customers. For example, a method comprising receiving a service request from a customer and retrieving...
8538591 Fuel management system and method  
A fuel management system and method that permits accurate accounting of fuel consumption within the context of a fuel consuming system is disclosed. The system/method may be broadly described as...
8538887 Content delivery system and content delivery method  
In a content delivery system, delivery of content and charging the fee of the content are performed and managed in a highly secure and effective fashion. If a content-purchasing request is...
8516609 Personal encryption device  
A method and system for securing a handheld computing device is described. A personal encryption device may be physically connected to a handheld computing device. Responsive to the connection, a...
8510226 Method for synchronous encryption between a client and a licensing agent  
A licensing system is disclosed for performing synchronous encryption with a client over an IP-compliant network. In disclosed embodiments, the system includes a licensing agent configured to pass...
8504480 Creation of signatures for authenticating applications  
A method and system for authenticating applications. The system includes a plurality of portable electronic devices, at least one process organizer, at least one module developer, at least one task...
8489510 Barter for rights  
Selling intangible property rights may include receiving content from a seller and determining one or more potential purchasers for the content's intangible property rights. The potential...
8478693 Framework for specifying access to protected content  
A determination is made regarding whether a user is allowed to access a content item. The content item is associated with a website. An offer associated with the website is identified. The offer...
8457873 Promotional incentives based on hybrid vehicle qualification  
Exemplary methods, systems and components enable selective control of an operational mode for a vehicle that may be subject to an administrative standard. In some instances a qualified person or...
8447696 System and method for handling peripheral connections to mobile devices  
Systems and methods for establishing a data connection between a mobile device and a peripheral. The mobile device is configured to determine whether to handle user approval of the data connection...
8447699 Global secure service provider directory  
Systems and methods enable members of a secure transaction network to readily identify the appropriate trusted service manager (TSM) to support a particular transaction. A global directory of TSM...
8438658 Providing sealed storage in a data processing device  
Mechanisms that provide a sealed storage in a data processing device are provided. Processors of the data processing device may operate in a hardware isolation mode which allows a process to...
8423473 Systems and methods for game activation  
Techniques are provided for controlling the activation of computer games. In one embodiment, the technique may involve receiving a combination of a game identifier for the game and a device...
8412634 Authenticating method  
The present invention proposes a safe and quick individual certification method using a portable terminal. When a portable terminal 30 sends a request for certification to a certification server...
8401190 Portable security module pairing  
A method for pairing a first element and a second element, wherein the first element and the second element form a first decoding system among a plurality of receiving decoding systems in a...
8386389 Service delivery systems and methods  
Service delivery systems and methods are described. In one aspect, a service delivery system includes a set of tokens, a database, multiple terminals, and a service manager. Each of the tokens...
8387156 Equipment managing system, equipment managing method, and computer-readable storage medium  
An equipment managing system includes an intermediating apparatus and an equipment managing apparatus. The intermediating apparatus is connected to a license management apparatus and a program...
8374969 Computer systems manufacturing method and apparatus  
The present invention provides for a method and apparatus for distributing digital information, such as software applications, to application users. By providing the digital information on unused...
8321924 Method for protecting software accessible over a network using a key device  
The present invention provides a method for protecting software based on network, which combines a client program that communicates with a server in C/S (or B/S) architecture with a key device, the...
8296342 Fingerprinting a database  
A method comprising fingerprinting, by the at least one processor, a first copy of a database with a fingerprint. The fingerprint has at least one part in common with another fingerprint used in...
8281150 Smart card and access method thereof  
A smart card and an access method thereof for use with a smart card management system are provided. The smart card management system comprises a smart card access apparatus and a card server. The...
8266063 Software distribution method and apparatus  
The present invention provides for a method and apparatus for distributing digital information, such as software applications, to application users. By providing the digital information on unused...
8250657 Web site hygiene-based computer security  
A reputation server is coupled to multiple clients via a network. Each client has a security module that detects malware at the client. The security module computes a hygiene score based on...
8209260 Method and apparatus for obtaining external charged content in UPnP network  
An apparatus and method capable of purchasing external charged content in a UPnP network are provided. A media server (MS) provides a media renderer (MR) with a URL that executes a CGI that that...
8181861 Electronic transaction security system and method  
A computerized method for generating a time-limited number for use in a payment card transaction involving a payment card issued to a user by a financial institution. The payment card comprises an...
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