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A method for delegating authorization from one entity in a distributed computing system to another for a computing session is disclosed wherein a session public/private encryption key pair is utilized for each computing session. The private encryption key is erased to terminate the computing session.

Title
Method for delegating authorization from one entity to another through the use of session encryption keys
Application Number
7/589925
Publication Number
5224163
Application Date
September 28, 1990
Publication Date
June 29, 1993
Inventor
Butler W Lampson
Cambridge
MA, US
Charles W Kaufman
Northborough
MA, US
Andrew C Goldstein
Hudson
MA, US
Morrie Gasser
Saugus
MA, US
Agent
Arnold White & Durkee
Assignee
Digital Equipment Corporation
MA, US
IPC
H04L 9/32
H04L 9/30
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