METHOD FOR PERSONALIZING AN AUTHENTICATION TOKEN

  • US 20110093708A1
  • Filed: 12/27/2010
  • Published: 04/21/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/10/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method for personalizing an authentication token responsive to a user input from an authentication token interface device to generate a secure password comprising:

  • requesting from the authentication token, by a personalization device in communication with the authentication token, a serial number of the authentication token;

    establishing an encrypted session between the authentication token and the personalization device upon receipt of the serial number;

    sending, by the personalization device to the authentication token, an initial seed value and an initial secret key responsive to authentication of the serial number;

    storing, by the personalization device, the initial seed value and the initial secret key; and

    ,transferring, by the personalization device to the authentication token, the initial seed value and the initial secret key used by the authentication token to generate the secure password.

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