Method and apparatus for secure storage of data

  • US 5,963,642 A
  • Filed: 12/30/1996
  • Issued: 10/05/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/30/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An apparatus for secure storage of data comprising:

  • a database having a semantically encrypted store of data;

    a database mechanism for performing database operations with semantically encrypted data without requiring decryption of the data, said database mechanism connected with said database; and

    an access mechanism connected to the database mechanism for obtaining data from the database mechanism.

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