US 9,813,416 B2
Data security system with encryption
Lev M. Bolotin, Kirkland, WA (US); and Simon B. Johnson, Bonney Lake, WA (US)
Assigned to ClevX, LLC, Kirkland, WA (US)
Filed by ClevX, LLC, Kirkland, WA (US)
Filed on Jan. 4, 2016, as Appl. No. 14/987,678.
Application 14/987,678 is a continuation of application No. 12/680,742, granted, now 9,262,611, previously published as PCT/US2008/077766, filed on Sep. 26, 2008.
Claims priority of provisional application 60/975,814, filed on Sep. 27, 2007.
Prior Publication US 2016/0119339 A1, Apr. 28, 2016
Int. Cl. H04L 29/06 (2006.01); G06F 21/32 (2013.01); G06F 21/78 (2013.01)
CPC H04L 63/0861 (2013.01) [G06F 21/32 (2013.01); G06F 21/78 (2013.01); H04L 63/0492 (2013.01); H04L 63/061 (2013.01); H04L 63/083 (2013.01); H04L 63/0876 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A data security method comprising:
verifying a user identification against an authentication key, the user identification supplied from outside a data security system to a receiver within an electronic authentication subsystem of the data security system having a storage media;
employing the authentication key for retrieving an encryption key, the authentication key only accessible from inside the electronic authentication subsystem, wherein the electronic authentication subsystem includes a wireless communication module coupled to an authentication controller, wherein employing the authentication key includes employing the authentication controller for hiding the authentication key; and
employing the encryption key for allowing unencrypted communication through a storage subsystem between a host computer system and the storage media.