06853988 is referenced by 154 patents and cites 19 patents.

The invention is a cryptographic server providing interoperability over multiple algorithms, keys, standards, certificate types and issuers, protocols, and the like. Another aspect of the invention is to provide a secure server, or trust engine, having server-centric keys, or in other words, storing cryptographic keys on a server. The server-centric storage of keys provides for user-independent security, portability, availability, and straightforwardness, along with a wide variety of implementation possibilities.

Title
Cryptographic server with provisions for interoperability between cryptographic systems
Application Number
9/666647
Publication Number
6853988 (B1)
Application Date
September 20, 2000
Publication Date
February 8, 2005
Inventor
Michelle Ferrante
Columbia
MD, US
Gregory H Stark
Millersville
MD, US
Richard F Clayton
Columbia
MD, US
Mark D Rohrbach
Poway
CA, US
Alexander G Dickinson
Laguna Beach
CA, US
Agent
Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds
Assignee
Security First Corporation
CA, US
IPC
H04L 029/06
G06F 017/60
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