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Method to Support Voice Based Security Code Generation by the VIP Access Application for Smartphones and Tablets

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000227392D
Publication Date: 2013-May-06
Document File: 6 page(s) / 309K

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Mohit Mathur: INVENTOR [+2]

Abstract

This disclosure describes a method for an enhanced usability experience for individuals using Validation & ID Protection (VIP) Access applications for smartphone and tablet devices. Without switching applications, users may issue a voice command to the VIP Access application. The application will then generate a security code and provide it for users as a second factor for any VIP member site or application.

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Method to Support Voice Based Security Code Generation by the VIP Access Application for Smartphones and Tablets

 Mohit Mathur Prashant Thakre

Symantec Corporation

Abstract

This disclosure describes a method for an enhanced usability experience for individuals using Validation & ID Protection (VIP) Access applications for smartphone and tablet devices. Without switching applications, users may issue a voice command to the VIP Access application. The application will then generate a security code and provide it for users as a second factor for any VIP member site or application. Copyright © 2013 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved.

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Method to Support Voice Based Security Code Generation by the VIP Access Application for Smartphones and Tablets

Problem Statement

     Two-factor authentication systems, such as Validation & ID Protection (VIP) Access from Symantec Corporation for Smartphones and tablets, enable users to effectively perform secure transactions on any VIP member site through their mobile browser or through the application. While doing these transactions, users may use security codes generated by the VIP Access application as the second factor authentication. However, the current version of the VIP Access application requires users to switch from the mobile browser or application to the full application, and to copy the security code and paste it into the second factor form field.

Publication Description

     This method allows smartphone and tablet users, subscribing to VIP Access, or other similar t...