The IP.com Prior Art Database
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Method for confidential local storage of login credentials
This disclosure covers a process for a two-stage login process, whereby a client application can securely cache an encrypted version of a username for later use, fulfilling "usability" requirements, while maintaining compliance with privacy and security regulations.
To clarify this flow, the classic "login procedure", where username and password are provided together, is split into two stages. Please note that all communications with the server are conducted over secure, encrypted HTTPS connections.
The user enters their plain-text username.
The application provides this plain-text username to a "username encryption
service". It encrypts the username so that ONLY the server may decrypt it. Additionally, it calculates an obfuscated "display" version of the use...