Timeline2017-03-30T00:38:00+00:00

USPTO patent #10,678,893 issued

June 9, 2020

USPTO patent #10,678,893 issued

USPTO patent #19,678,893 was granted 6/9/2020 – this patent extends issued patent #US 9,996,680 B2 to include proxy support for less-capable devices or as an alternative to on-device processing for online smart devices. This patent supports AMULET™ Guardian Gateway services.

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New AMULET™ plain-text demo virtual machine available for download

May 5, 2020

New AMULET™ plain-text demo virtual machine available for download

Certitude Digital announce today the availability of a new virtual machine for download hosting their AMULET™ plain-text demo and several supporting utility apps. The download is available from the Certitude Digital website at https://www.certitudedigital.com/public_docs/demo_vm/DemoDownloadPage.html.

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AMULET small-device proxy support patent allowed

March 25, 2020

AMULET small-device proxy support patent allowed

Utility patent application # 15/978,040 was allowed for issue 3/25/2020 – This application extends issued patent #US 9,996,680 B2 to include proxy support for less-capable devices or as an alternative to on-device processing for online smart devices. This patent application supports AMULET™ Guardian Gateway services.

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Certitude Digital and Sipher.co form Cynapsis Tech joint venture

November 15, 2019

Certitude Digital and Sipher.co form Cynapsis Tech joint venture

Certitude Digital, Inc. and Canadian technology firm Sipher.co today announced an agreement in principle to form a new joint venture to be called Cynapsis Tech (Cynapsis.co). The new joint venture will fund, develop and market new products developed from Certitutude Digital’s seminal cybersecurity technologies, including the ‘Nomes™ and AMULET™ intellectual property suites. Cynapsis Tech will fund the development of prototypes of proposed new products, and will seek out strategic partners already in the targeted vertical markets to distribute those products.

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“Deaver on Cybersecurity” is published to hardcover, paperback, and Kindle

October 19, 2019

“Deaver on Cybersecurity” is published to hardcover, paperback, and Kindle

This cybersecurity reference totals more than 1000 pages, and includes equal parts  problem domain analysis as well as the complete solution to all of the cybersecurity issues we face today.

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Kerckhoffs’ complement enciphering patent application filed

August 1, 2019

Kerckhoffs’ complement enciphering patent application filed

Provisional patent application #62/881,641 filed August 1, 2019 – This application covers new Kerckhoffs’ complement innovations in the enciphering techniques that are employed by AMULET™s and ‘Nomes™ technologies, but which are independent of either technology.

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Admitted into Keiretsu global investment forum

October 12, 2018

Admitted into Keiretsu global investment forum

Certitude Digital admitted into the Keiretsu Forum is a global investment community of accredited private equity angel investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors. Inclusion requires passing pre-screening and final selection by a Screening Committee before being allowed to join and present to the forum members.

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‘Nomes™ primary patent application filed

September 26, 2018

‘Nomes™ primary patent application filed

Utility patent application #16142167 filed September 26, 2018 – This is the primary patent application for the base ‘Nomes™ technology.

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Primary AMULET™ patent issued

June 12, 2018

Primary AMULET™ patent issued

Issued United States Patent #9,996,680 B2, was granted on June 12, 2018 – This is the primary patent for the core AMULET™ technologies.

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Financial services and other improvements patent extension filed

June 11, 2018

Financial services and other improvements patent extension filed

Utility patent application #16/004,867 filed June 11, 2018 – This application extends issued patent #US 9,996,680 B2 to add and refine a variety of improvements, including but not limited to financial services support for immediate in-situ payment and playback/rendering/control of multimedia and other digital assets.

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AMULET small-device proxy support patent filed

May 11, 2018

AMULET small-device proxy support patent filed

Utility patent application #15/978,040 filed May 11, 2018 – This application extends issued patent #US 9,996,680 B2 to include proxy support for less-capable devices or as an alternative to on-device processing for online smart devices. This patent application supports AMULET™ Guardian Gateway services.

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Demo released of AMULET Decloak™ Tester

August 17, 2017

Demo released of AMULET Decloak™ Tester

The AMULET Decloak™ Tester tool demonstrates the ability to validate the contents of an AMULET™-protected  digital asset by an author before publicly releasing, and also provides the ability to decipher the package for further proof the contents of the enciphered package are delivered intact. This tool, combined with the demo release of the AMULET Cloak™ utility, provides a robust demonstration of how well the Certitude Digital AMULET™ ecosystem works end-to-end, bringing all the elements of the system into play.

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AMULET Cloak ™ Demo released

July 15, 2017

AMULET Cloak ™ Demo released

Demo released of the AMULET Cloak ™ utility, demonstrating use of the patent-pending AMULET™ digital asset security technology to protect an individual file, or a small set of files having a similar purpose.

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Certitude Digital featured in Forbes magazine

June 28, 2017

Certitude Digital featured in Forbes magazine

Certitude Digital featured in Forbes magazine article. “As every new data breach story hits the news, we become a little more horrified. We are surrounded by corruption, with hackers looming over every process. From email servers to bank accounts to the State Department itself, we are vulnerable, and the truth is that the IT security companies we trust to protect us have not evolved as fast as the hackers they try to guard against.” [read the article]

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Obfuscated Screen Capture demo released

May 1, 2017

Obfuscated Screen Capture demo released

Today we released our AMULET™ Obfuscated Screen Capture Viewer Demo, which ensures that at no time will a graphic or document ever be presented without frustrating screen capture and photography such that a pristine capture cannot be obtained and that any replica, including from a detached analog camera, taken of a viewer-obfuscated screen image can be readily identified as such even after extensive cleanup.

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New website launched

April 28, 2017

New website launched

Today we launched our new and improved website, which should make finding information and learning about the AMULET™ technology a better experience.

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‘Logged-on user’ criteria developed

February 15, 2017

‘Logged-on user’ criteria developed

‘Logged-on user’ criteria developed, and the AMULET™ Criteria Editor demonstration application updated to include this new criteria.  This new criteria includes not only the username, but a wide array of other username rules, including things such as domain group membership, local group membership, primary user group memberships, and includes rules for requiring the user be a member of various groupings and/or requiring the user specifically not be a member of various groups, and all combinations.

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AMULET™ Multimedia Rights Suite™ and Corporate Container Simulation™

February 15, 2017

AMULET™ Multimedia Rights Suite™ and Corporate Container Simulation™

Defined both the AMULET™ Multimedia Rights Suite™ (MRS™) to create a frictionless ecosystem between consumers and creators of digital assets; and the AMULET™ Corporate Container Simulation™ (CSS™) to support corporate legacy environments

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Legacy file support

December 23, 2016

Legacy file support

Provisional patent filed to support legacy file and enable recognition of AMULET and invoke enciphering and deciphering as needed

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AMULET™ Demo Application

December 21, 2016

AMULET™ Demo Application

Completed development of an application to demonstrate how the AMULET™ technology works, and can be used to see how digital assets, specifically plain text files, can be protected using this advanced technology.

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Relationship established with The Citadel

February 9, 2016

Relationship established with The Citadel

Established relationship with The Citadel (designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education through academic year 2021 by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security). Set up remote shareable development environment up for faculty and student code reviews and testing of the AMULET™ technology code.

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AMULET™ Editor alpha version

January 7, 2016

AMULET™ Editor alpha version

Utility patent application officially filed from provisional application. Certitude AMULET™ editor alpha version and coding complete.

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White paper drafted

February 14, 2015

White paper drafted

First Certitude white paper drafted and published to the internet.   “A white paper for business, government and industry – a free-wheeling, frank, irreverent and educational presentation of the problem of, and solution for, digital asset security, taking the subject away from the ivory towers of the IT department and putting it squarely in your own back yard, with a serving of common sense on the side”

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GPS utility coded

January 18, 2015

GPS utility coded

Provisional patent application officially filed. GPS utility alpha version coding and doc complete.

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Screen image up-scaling

June 24, 2014

Screen image up-scaling

Issued United States Patent #8,761,511 B2 granted June 24, 2014 – This patent protects techniques for up-scaling screen-resolution images to permit optical character recognition, primarily used in AMULET™advanced criteria to management digital asset based on end-user activity, emotional state or recorded history.

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Advanced computer screen text recognition patent issued

March 18, 2014

Advanced computer screen text recognition patent issued

Issued United States Patent #8,675,910 B2 granted March 18, 2014 – This patent protects additional techniques for monitoring usage of a computer by recognizing text on a computer display screen , primarily used in AMULET™ advanced criteria to management digital asset access based on end-user activity, emotional state or recorded history.

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Code Cocoon™ technology conceived

March 14, 2014

Code Cocoon™ technology conceived

Code Cocoon™ conceived in two variations to provide isolated protected runtime environments for digital assets, and are added to the provisional patent application draft.

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AMULET™ technology conceived

January 12, 2014

AMULET™ technology conceived

Unique innovations for framework, AMULET™s, memory management, and component distribution are devised in response to challenges – work begins on “catchall” provisional patent application to protect these innovations

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Lossless delta digital compression patent issued

July 23, 2013

Lossless delta digital compression patent issued

Issued United States Patent #8,494,288 B2 granted July 23, 2013 – This patent protects lossless digital compression and comparison advances used throughout both AMULET™ and ‘Nomes™ technology suites.

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Computer screen text recognition patent issued

June 4, 2013

Computer screen text recognition patent issued

Issued United States Patent #8,457,347 B2 granted June 4, 2013- This patent protects technique for monitoring usage of a computer by recognizing text on a computer display screen, primarily used in AMULET™ advanced criteria to management digital asset access based on end-user activity, emotional state or recorded history.

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OrgOptics

September 6, 2012

OrgOptics

The success of the OrgOptics project, a solution to identifying disgruntled employees through text mining, led the discussion into what to do about protecting the company’s digital assets.

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