Patents by Inventor JESPER MIKAEL JOHANSSON

JESPER MIKAEL JOHANSSON 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).

  • Patent number: 10180936
    Abstract: A mechanism is provided for representing information, such as binary sequence, in a manner that is easier to read and less likely to generate errors when interacted with by human. A dictionary is seeded with two or more set of words, the words being selected from distinct categories. Symbols may be created by combining words from the distinct categories. A mapping of symbols to corresponding values may then be generated. The generated mapping may be used to translate bit values to symbols and symbols to bit values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jon Arron McClintock, Darren Ernest Canavor, Jesper Mikael Johansson
  • Patent number: 10176318
    Abstract: Techniques for maintaining and updating authentication information for a plurality of accounts may be provided. In an example a first set of authentication information for the plurality of accounts may be maintained. A second set of authentication information that has been marked as potentially compromised may be received. A third set of authentication information may be generated based on the overlap between the first set of authentication information and the second set of authentication information. The first set of authentication information may be updated based at least in part on one or more security authentication protocols and the third set of authentication information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: David James Kane-Parry, Darren Ernest Canavor, Jesper Mikael Johansson
  • Patent number: 10178082
    Abstract: Disclosed are various embodiments that facilitate bootstrap authentication of a second application by way of a user confirmation via a first application. The first application is authenticated using trusted credentials. A first application is authenticated with an authentication service using the security credential. Text input is sent from the first application to the second application via the network. The text input is sent to a text entry field on the second application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Harsha Ramalingam, Jesper Mikael Johansson, Bharath Kumar Bhimanaik
  • Patent number: 10164993
    Abstract: Content inspection and analysis are described. A server stores a definition of sets of browser policies. A definition of one or more sets of users is stored. The server stores an association with a respective set of browser policies for the one or more sets of users. A request is received from a client browser associated with a user, wherein the client browser is configured to communicate with the server. The server determines which set of users the user is associated with. The server identifies a first set of browser policies that is associated with the determined set of users and applies the identified first set of browser policies to the request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Leon Robert Warman, Kurt Kufeld, Peter Sven Vosshall, Jesper Mikael Johansson, Kyle Bradley Peterson, Peter Frank Hill
  • Patent number: 10157362
    Abstract: Many people acquire items such as souvenirs when travelling. This disclosure describes systems and methods for shipping items acquired while travelling. In one implementation, an item is dropped off and a description of the item is provided. The item is delivered to a fulfillment center. A fulfillment center computing system may inspect the item by verifying that the description of the item corresponds to the item. By inspecting the item, the fulfillment center computing system may perform additional services, such as processing a tax refund incurred when item was purchased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jesper Mikael Johansson, Shalini Pothuru, Brad Ruppert
  • Patent number: 10142301
    Abstract: Multiple communications that encode data are encrypted for transit from one entity to the other. An entity receiving the communications decrypts at least some of the communications to determine how to process the communications. As part of processing the communications, the entity receiving the communications provides at least some of the encrypted communications to a data storage system without reencrypting those communications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Nima Sharifi Mehr, Darren Ernest Canavor, Jesper Mikael Johansson, Jon Arron McClintock, Gregory Branchek Roth, Gregory Alan Rubin
  • Patent number: 10135813
    Abstract: Disclosed are various embodiments for a computing device with an integrated authentication token. The computing device includes first circuitry having a processor and a memory and providing general-purpose computing capability. The computing device also includes second circuitry configured to generate data. The first circuitry is incapable of determining the data due to a separation from the second circuitry, and the first and second circuitry may be in a single enclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jesper Mikael Johansson, Darren Ernest Canavor, Matthew Ryan Jezorek, Brian Young Lee
  • Patent number: 10129299
    Abstract: A variety of different mobile computing devices, such as a laptop, tablet or smartphone, may be used in a mixed set of computing environments. At least some of the computing environments may be hostile computing environments where users of the mobile computing devices may be exposed to unknown risks. Furthermore, the mobile computing devices may be unable to determine if a network in a particular computing environment is in fact the network the mobile device determines it to be. A beacon device may be attached to a network and provide mutual authentication for mobile devices in the computing environment. Various security policies may be adjusted as a result of the user device and the beacon device successfully authenticating the other device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jon Arron McClintock, Darren Ernest Canavor, Jesper Mikael Johansson
  • Patent number: 10122727
    Abstract: Disclosed are various embodiments for a social networking behavior-based identity system that employs social networking data that a user has elected to share through an opt-in procedure. First social networking data is stored in association with a user identity. An assertion of the user identity is received from a client after the first social networking data is stored. Second social networking data is received in response to receiving the assertion of the user identity. An identity confidence level as to whether the user identity belongs to a user at the client is generated based at least in part on a comparison of the second social networking data with the first social networking data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jesper Mikael Johansson, George Nikolaos Stathakopoulos, Darren Ernest Canavor
  • Patent number: 10110385
    Abstract: A system and method for generating a signature for a document using credentials indicating an unsanctioned signing event. The system and method includes receiving a request to generate a signature of a signatory for a document, wherein the request includes a received set of credential data for a signatory, obtaining a token identifier for at least one computing device, and determining if the received set of credential data matches credentials indicating the unsanctioned signing event. The system and method further includes receiving the signature of the signatory, the document identifier, and the token identifier, and determining based at least in part on the signature, document identifier, and the token identifier, whether the received signature is associated with the unsanctioned signing event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Dylan Harris Rush, Darren Ernest Canavor, Daniel Wade Hitchcock, Jesper Mikael Johansson, Jon Arron McClintock
  • Publication number: 20180262530
    Abstract: A plurality of cipher suites is negotiated as part of a handshake process to establish a cryptographically protected communications session. The handshake process is completed to establish the cryptographically protected communications session. A message is communicated over the established cryptographically protected communications session using at least two cipher suites of the plurality of cipher suites.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Nima Sharifi Mehr, Darren Ernest Canavor, Jesper Mikael Johansson, Jon Arron McClintock, Gregory Branchek Roth
  • Publication number: 20180248865
    Abstract: Disclosed are various embodiments that perform confidence-based authentication of a user. An identification of a user account is obtained from a user, and a minimum confidence threshold is determined. Multiple authentication challenges are presented to the user. Responses are obtained from the user to one or more of the challenges, with each response having a corresponding authentication point value. A confidence score is generated for the user, where the confidence score is increased by the respective authentication point values of the correct responses. The user is authenticated as being associated with the user account in response to determining that the confidence score meets the minimum confidence threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: JESPER MIKAEL JOHANSSON, DARREN ERNEST CANAVOR, DANIEL WADE HITCHCOCK, CHANDRA SEKHAR VENKATA BHANU VIJYAPURPU
  • Patent number: 10063592
    Abstract: A variety of different mobile computing devices, such as a laptop, tablet or smartphone, may be used in a mixed set of computing environments. At least some of the computing environments may be hostile computing environments where users of the mobile computing devices may be exposed to unknown risks. Furthermore, the mobile computing devices may be unable to determine if a network in a particular computing environment is in fact the network the mobile device determines it to be. A beacon device may be attached to a network and provide mutual authentication for mobile devices in the computing environment. The beacon device may be paired with the mobile devices in order to generate secret information useable in mutual authentication of the mobile device and the beacon device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jon Arron McClintock, Darren Ernest Canavor, Jesper Mikael Johansson
  • Publication number: 20180241756
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for verifying reset of credentials for user accounts. The methods and systems receive a request to change a credential associated with a user account. The user account has account privileges associated with a network service. The methods and systems send a reset notification to a network application maintaining separate credentials associated with the user account to inform a valid owner or user of the account that a credential has been reset. The methods and systems manage availability of at least a restricted subset of the account privileges until a reset verification is received from a valid owner or user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Jesper Mikael Johansson, Max Harwell Funderburk, Mian Zainulabadin Khurrum, Kripa Shankar Karukurichi Subramanian
  • Patent number: 10057251
    Abstract: Disclosed are various embodiments for provisioning account credentials via a trusted channel. An account configuration manager automatically determines a credential reset format that is associated with an account. The account configuration manager then automatically requests a security credential reset for the account using the credential reset format. A security credential communication is received via a trusted channel of communication that is linked to the account for reset purposes. The account configuration manager parses the security credential communication to determine a security credential for the account.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: William Alexander Strand, Jesper Mikael Johansson, Luan Khai Nguyen
  • Patent number: 10049202
    Abstract: Representations of authentication objects are provided for selection via an interface. An authentication object may be generated to include information proving possession of a user of an item, such as a one-time password token or a physical trait. A selected authentication object may contain information sufficient for authentication with a corresponding system. The interface may provide multiple representations of authentication objects that are usable with different service providers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jesper Mikael Johansson, Gregory Branchek Roth, David Matthew Platz, Rajendra Kumar Vippagunta
  • Patent number: 10050787
    Abstract: Representations of authentication objects are selectable through a user interface, such as through a drag and drop operation. When an authentication object is selected by a user, a corresponding authentication object (e.g., in the form of an authentication claim) is transmitted to s system for authentication. The authentication object may contain information that is sufficient for authentication with the system and the information may include an attestation to the state of a computing environment from which the authentication object is transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jesper Mikael Johansson, Gregory Branchek Roth, David Matthew Platz, Rajendra Kumar Vippagunta
  • Patent number: 10038729
    Abstract: One or more cooperative network servers establish connections with a plurality of access points to form a cooperative network. The plurality of access points may be operated by a plurality of different individuals. Incentives such as reciprocal usage, remuneration, and so forth may encourage participants to join the cooperative network. Data may be passed from an originating device through the access point to a datacenter, which may transfer the data to another datacenter which sends the data to another access point which ultimately provides the data to a destination device. The transfer between datacenters may use a high capacity backbone which may provide lower latency, reduced data transfer cost, and so forth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Harsha Ramalingam, Jesper Mikael Johansson, Bhavnish H. Lathia
  • Publication number: 20180198823
    Abstract: A client establishes a network session with a server. The network session is used to establish an encrypted communications session. The client establishes another network session with another server, such as after terminating the first network session. The client resumes the encrypted communications session over the network session with the other server. The other server is configured to receive encrypted communications from the client and forward them to the appropriate server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Jesper Mikael Johansson, Darren Ernest Canavor, Jon Arron McClintock, Gregory Branchek Roth, Gregory Alan Rubin, Nima Sharifi Mehr
  • Publication number: 20180198779
    Abstract: Two unmanned vehicles come within communication range of one another. The unmanned vehicles exchange logs of messages each has received. Each of the unmanned vehicles analyzes the messages that it received from the other unmanned vehicle to determine whether any of the received messages warrants changing a set of tasks it was planning to perform. When a message indicates that a task should be changed, the task is updated accordingly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Darren Ernest Canavor, Varadarajan Gopalakrishnan, Jesper Mikael Johansson, Jon Arron McClintock, Brandon William Porter, Andrew Jay Roths