Patents by Inventor Dick C. Hardt

Dick C. Hardt has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20190273747
    Abstract: A method and system for graduated security in an identity management system utilize differing levels of time sensitivity, channel security and authentication security to provide a multi-dimensional approach to providing the right fit for differing identity requests. The differing levels of security can be selected by user preference, membersite request or homesite policy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Patent number: 10298594
    Abstract: A method and system for graduated security in an identity management system utilize differing levels of time sensitivity, channel security and authentication security to provide a multi-dimensional approach to providing the right fit for differing identity requests. The differing levels of security can be selected by user preference, membersite request or homesite policy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Callahan Cellular L.L.C.
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Publication number: 20170006042
    Abstract: A method and system for graduated security in an identity management system utilize differing levels of time sensitivity, channel security and authentication security to provide a multi-dimensional approach to providing the right fit for differing identity requests. The differing levels of security can be selected by user preference, membersite request or homesite policy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Patent number: 9398020
    Abstract: A method and system for graduated security in an identity management system utilize differing levels of time sensitivity, channel security and authentication security to provide a multi-dimensional approach to providing the right fit for differing identity requests. The differing levels of security can be selected by user preference, membersite request or homesite policy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Callahan Cellular L.L.C.
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Patent number: 9245266
    Abstract: A set of methods, and systems, for enabling the audit tracking of user agreement with policies, such as privacy policies in an authenticated fashion is disclosed herein. The method and system make use of third party signatures of privacy policies to show user approval of the policy as it pertains to released data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: CALLAHAN CELLULAR L.L.C.
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Publication number: 20150180879
    Abstract: A method and system for graduated security in an identity management system utilize differing levels of time sensitivity, channel security and authentication security to provide a multi-dimensional approach to providing the right fit for differing identity requests. The differing levels of security can be selected by user preference, membersite request or homesite policy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Patent number: 8959652
    Abstract: A method and system for graduated security in an identity management system utilize differing levels of time sensitivity, channel security and authentication security to provide a multi-dimensional approach to providing the right fit for differing identity requests. The differing levels of security can be selected by user preference, membersite request or homesite policy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Dormarke Assets Limited Liability Company
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Publication number: 20140007253
    Abstract: A method and system for graduated security in an identity management system utilize differing levels of time sensitivity, channel security and authentication security to provide a multi-dimensional approach to providing the right fit for differing identity requests. The differing levels of security can be selected by user preference, membersite request or homesite policy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Applicant: DORMARKE ASSETS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Patent number: 8527752
    Abstract: A method and system for graduated security in an identity management system utilize differing levels of time sensitivity, channel security and authentication security to provide a multi-dimensional approach to providing the right fit for differing identity requests. The differing levels of security can be selected by user preference, membersite request or homesite policy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Dormarke Assets Limited Liability
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Patent number: 8504704
    Abstract: A method and system for interaction with webservices and for performing distributed contact management use standard interfaces to communicate with other entities in an identity management network. The use of homesites as user data stores allows for homesite to homesite communication to allow for distributed contact management, and the generic interface allows for homesite to webservice interaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Assignee: Dormarke Assets Limited Liability Company
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Patent number: 8117649
    Abstract: A system and methods for identity management and authentication are provided herein. The present invention employs shadow domains to prove entity membership in an identity management system where responsibility for trust relationships is devolved to the user. The present invention additionally teaches doubly signed certificate transmission for authentication of assertions made by third parties in the identity management network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2012
    Assignee: Dormarke Assets Limited Liability Company
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Publication number: 20100313112
    Abstract: A system and method of visually indicating the availability of a form context, such as mapping, makes use of different indicator types to provide cues to a user about form mapping status. The system can determine what type of indicator to use based on a form profile, based on the availability of user profile information, or information collected by users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2008
    Publication date: December 9, 2010
    Applicant: SXIP IDENTITY CORP.
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Publication number: 20100306830
    Abstract: A system and methods for identity management and authentication are provided herein. The present invention employs shadow domains to prove entity membership in an identity management system where responsibility for trust relationships is devolved to the user. The present invention additionally teaches doubly signed certificate transmission for authentication of assertions made by third parties in the identity management network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2010
    Publication date: December 2, 2010
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Patent number: 7793095
    Abstract: A system and methods for identity management and authentication are provided herein. The present invention employs shadow domains to prove entity membership in an identity management system where responsibility for trust relationships is devolved to the user. The present invention additionally teaches doubly signed certificate transmission for authentication of assertions made by third parties in the identity management network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2010
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Patent number: 7783741
    Abstract: A system and method of automated pseudonymous email address creation and management is disclosed herein. The use of the disclosed system provides users the ability to create disposable email addresses, so that if a pseudonymous email address is placed on an unsolicited commercial email distribution list, the unsolicited email message can be prevented from reaching the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2010
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Publication number: 20100169364
    Abstract: A social networking browser can display contextually relevant content to a user while the user navigates the Internet. The contextually relevant content is selected based on a determination of the topic of the displayed page, and can include contact-centric information about connections in the user's social graph.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2009
    Publication date: July 1, 2010
    Applicant: BLAME CANADA HOLDINGS INC.
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Publication number: 20100100482
    Abstract: An indirect transaction processor performs rules based processing to verify online transactions. The indirect transaction processor can match indirect indirect data sets to valid data sets used in conventional transaction approval to provide users anonymity in transactions. User approval of transactions can also be implemented, as can other business rules to permit delegated approval and authorization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2008
    Publication date: April 22, 2010
    Applicant: SXIP IDENTITY CORP.
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Publication number: 20100082695
    Abstract: A system for aggregating social graph information uses both social networking and social media sites as well as optional access to enterprise data so that a detailed and comprehensive social graph can be generated. The social graph information is provided to users when contextually appropriate. Other contextually appropriate information can be displayed to users as they undertake different tasks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2009
    Publication date: April 1, 2010
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Publication number: 20100050243
    Abstract: Bootstrapping a trusted cryptographic certificate or other credentials into a client web browser application can be used to provide protection against “phishing” and “man-in-the-middle” attacks made over a computer network. Verification credentials are provided to users who connect directly to an authentication server and provide sufficient authentication information. The authentication server can rely upon the use of private URLs associated with each user as part of the verification process and can reject users who connect by clicking on a hyperlink directed to the authentication server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2007
    Publication date: February 25, 2010
    Applicant: SXIP IDENTIFY CORP.
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt
  • Publication number: 20100024015
    Abstract: A system and method for simplifying a login process makes use of a set of bookmarks that can be used to playback a series of actions and provide a stored username and password to a website or webservice. A user can access a bookmark manager component of the system and an identify manager component of the system either locally or remotely and have the two components act independently of each other but in communication to store the bookmarking and identity information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Publication date: January 28, 2010
    Applicant: SXIP IDENTITY CORP.
    Inventor: Dick C. Hardt