The IP.com Prior Art Database
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A method for using third party translation services providing a higher level of data confidentiality
The use of some third party language translation applications/services requires some information to be sent and processed at the third party's infrastructure. This can lead to the exposure of confidential information.
The solution is a scrambler method that enables the use of third party services without compromising confidential information by altering the information being sent. By processing the data before it is sent to a third party's infrastructure, the solution provides a higher level of confidentiality than regular unscrambled input does.
The Scrambler method basic flow is as follows:
1. The user submits data in plain text
2. The scrambler method alters the information from the input in order to protect confidential information
3. The scrambled information is sent to third party entities
4. The response is received from the third party entities
5. The scrambled and processed information is de-scrambled by the Scrambler Method producing an output
6. The output is shown to the user
The user input is divided into different units:
Sentence: the unit that is used for data transmission
Phrase: the unit for data hiding; the phrase can be understood as one or more words
The Scrambler method comprises of the following steps, each adding a layer of security to the input:
1. Noise adding/removal
A. Having an input composed of sentences submitted by the user o...