SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTHENTICATING A PERSON'S IDENTITY USING A TRUSTED ENTITY

  • US 20080184351A1
  • Filed: 11/21/2007
  • Published: 07/31/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/16/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for authenticating a person'"'"'s identity to a transactional entity using a trusted entity with a secure repository of a person'"'"'s personal identity information, comprising:

  • accessing a person'"'"'s account on the trusted entity'"'"'s server using a user identifier and a password;

    granting the person a key, associated with a person identifier to form a unique code, the key being obtained from the trusted entity;

    delivering the unique code to the transactional entity via the person;

    verifying the person'"'"'s identity to the transactional entity by confirming the unique code using the trusted entity'"'"'s server.

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