New pending patent applications are published by the USPTO on Thursdays. Today's Spotlight Applications continue the theme of blockchains (distributed ledgers, smart contracts) and rights management broadly construed. Assigned to Forcepoint, the first application discloses techniques for managing blockchain access to user information. Assigned to Aenco Solutions, the second application discloses techniques for verifying and maintaining integrity of data transactions using distributed ledger.
20190364056, "Managing blockchain access to user information," assigned to Forcepoint, LLC
A method, system and computer-usable medium for generating a user behavior profile, comprising: monitoring user interactions between a user and an information handling system; converting the user interactions and the information about the user into electronic information representing the user interactions; generating a unique user behavior profile based upon the electronic information representing the user interactions and the information about the user; storing information relating to the unique user behavior profile within a user behavior profile repository; and, storing information referencing the unique user behavior profile in a user behavior blockchain.
20190370250, "Method and system for verifying and maintaining integrity of data transactions using distributed ledger," assigned to Aenco Solutions Limited (WS)
A Blockchain ecosystem for verifying and maintaining integrity of data transactions based on distributed ledger. The system comprises: 1.) a decay control mechanism; 2.) a remote execution mechanism; and 3.) a security cryptographical key management sub-system.