Bank of America had 214 patents in cybersecurity during Q4 2023. Bank of America Corp filed patents related to dynamic data encryption in network sessions, ATM systems with mobile computers, distributed ledgers for OTP verification, software vulnerability analysis, and security measures for resource exchange events in virtual environments using AI and NFTs. These patents aim to enhance security and efficiency in various banking operations. GlobalData’s report on Bank of America gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Bank of America grant share with cybersecurity as a theme is 47% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: System for dynamic data encryption in an active network session (Patent ID: US20230419329A1)

The patent filed by Bank of America Corp. describes a system, computer program product, and method for dynamic data encryption in an active network session. The invention involves initiating an active network session with a user input device, receiving a resource transfer request from a user, triggering a dynamic data encryption engine, generating a digital identifier for the request, executing the request using the identifier, displaying a notification to the user, and terminating the session. The system also includes features for user registration, authentication, and handling resource transfer parameters like user information, merchant information, resources, and payment details.

The claims of the patent detail the components and functionalities of the system, including the storage device, processor, and steps for initiating sessions, registering users, triggering encryption, and executing resource transfers. The system is designed to handle various resource transfer parameters and includes processes for decrypting identifiers, transmitting information to merchants and payment reconciliation entities, and ensuring the uniqueness of digital identifiers. Additionally, the patent covers a computer program product with code for implementing the described functionalities and a method that outlines the steps involved in dynamic data encryption during an active network session, emphasizing user registration, authentication, and secure resource transfer processes.

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