Learning an entity's trust model and risk tolerance to calculate a risk score

  • US 9,721,296 B1
  • Filed: 03/24/2016
  • Issued: 08/01/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/24/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for adjusting, for a requesting entity, a trust score for a second entity, the method comprising:

  • determining, using processing circuitry, a baseline trust score for the second entity;

    receiving data about the requesting entity from a first remote source, wherein the received data comprises text data about the requesting entity;

    retrieving, from a database, a file indicating one or more trusting keywords;

    comparing the text data to the one or more trusting keywords to determine whether the text data contains the one or more trusting keywords;

    in response to determining that the text data contains the one or more trusting keywords, calculating a trusting adjustment score for the requesting entity based on the received data from the first remote source;

    determining an adjusted trust score for the second entity by combining the trusting adjustment score and the baseline trust score for the second entity; and

    transmitting to the requesting entity an indication of the adjusted trust score.

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