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1. (WO2018081414) APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CRYPTOGRAPHIC OPERATIONS USING ENHANCED KNOWLEDGE FACTOR CREDENTIALS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/081414    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/058514
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Oct 27 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H03M 11/20
H04L 9/06
G06F 21/31
G06F 3/023
G06F 3/0488
Applicants: UNIVAULTAGE LLC
Inventors: SHELTON, Barry K.
Title: APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CRYPTOGRAPHIC OPERATIONS USING ENHANCED KNOWLEDGE FACTOR CREDENTIALS
Abstract:
Provided is a process that includes: obtaining a multi-byte character set specifying a plurality of characters; receiving a knowledge factor credential encoded with a plurality of characters of the multi-byte character set, wherein the knowledge factor credential has a longer effective length than an apparent length, and wherein the knowledge factor credential has at least one character outside of a block of characters designated for a locale of the computing device; and providing the knowledge factor credential to authenticate a user.