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Title: Controlling user access to electronic resources without password

Abstract

Described herein are devices and techniques for remotely controlling user access to a restricted computer resource. The process includes obtaining an image from a communication device of a user. An individual and a landmark are identified within the image. Determinations are made that the individual is the user and that the landmark is a predetermined landmark. Access to a restricted computing resource is granted based on the determining that the individual is the user and that the landmark is the predetermined landmark. Other embodiments are disclosed.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
ANGEL SECURE NETWORKS, INC., Old Town, ME (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1375940
Patent Number(s):
9,740,846
Application Number:
14/720,970
Assignee:
ANGEL SECURE NETWORKS, INC. CHO
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-08ER5047
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 May 25
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Smith, Fred Hewitt. Controlling user access to electronic resources without password. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Smith, Fred Hewitt. Controlling user access to electronic resources without password. United States.
Smith, Fred Hewitt. Tue . "Controlling user access to electronic resources without password". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1375940.
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year = {Tue Aug 22 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
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