Patents by Inventor Vinayak Hegde

Vinayak Hegde 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: 9231943
    Abstract: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to invoke multiple authentication mechanisms, by a client node, to encrypt N split-keys using credentials associated with corresponding ones of the authentication mechanisms. Further activity may include transforming the split-keys to provide N encrypted split-keys, and storing each of the encrypted split-keys with an associated local user identity and an identity of corresponding ones of the authentication mechanisms. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: Novell, Inc.
    Inventors: Santosh Kumar Panchapakesan, Vinayak Hegde
  • Publication number: 20150149787
    Abstract: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to invoke multiple authentication mechanisms, by a client node, to encrypt N split-keys using credentials associated with corresponding ones of the authentication mechanisms. Further activity may include transforming the split-keys to provide N encrypted split-keys, and storing each of the encrypted split-keys with an associated local user identity and an identity of corresponding ones of the authentication mechanisms. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2013
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Applicant: Novell, Inc.
    Inventors: Santosh Kumar Panchapakesan, Vinayak Hegde
  • Patent number: 8595507
    Abstract: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to invoke multiple authentication mechanisms, by a client node, to encrypt N split-keys using credentials associated with corresponding ones of the authentication mechanisms. Further activity may include transforming the split-keys to provide N encrypted split-keys, and storing each of the encrypted split-keys with an associated local user identity and an identity of corresponding ones of the authentication mechanisms. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Novell, Inc.
    Inventors: Santosh Kumar Panchapakesan, Vinayak Hegde
  • Publication number: 20120210135
    Abstract: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to invoke multiple authentication mechanisms, by a client node, to encrypt N split-keys using credentials associated with corresponding ones of the authentication mechanisms. Further activity may include transforming the split-keys to provide N encrypted split-keys, and storing each of the encrypted split-keys with an associated local user identity and an identity of corresponding ones of the authentication mechanisms. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2011
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Inventors: Santosh Kumar Panchapakesan, Vinayak Hegde