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APM102a System and method for publicly obtaining a private intranet password for an ID

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000172943D
Original Publication Date: 2008-Jul-21
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2008-Jul-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Business Problem: Corporations are pushing for single sign on solutions to reduce the number of IDs and passwords for employees. If the corporation using this single sign on ID/PW for their Virtual Private Network solution and the user's password becomes unusable (e.g., expiration, forgotten), there is no way for the user to access the private network to reset their password. Executive Summary: A system and method to securely reset a user password using the user's computer and Internet connection.