Western Union. has filed a patent for systems and methods to enhance security and operations across multiple systems by adapting to dynamic protocols. The technology involves generating protocol implementations, transmitting metadata specifications, and controlling resource access based on parameter constraints. GlobalData’s report on Western Union gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on Western Union, was a key innovation area identified from patents. Western Union's grant share as of January 2024 was 83%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Adaptive security and cooperative multi-system operations in dynamic protocols

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: The Western Union Co

The patent application (Publication Number: US20240015200A1) describes a system and method for managing metadata specifications in a remote system. The system includes one or more processing devices and a computer-readable storage medium storing instructions for performing various operations. These operations involve identifying a set of metadata specifications, transmitting them to a remote system, configuring an interface based on the specifications, receiving responses from the remote system, and controlling access to resources based on parameter constraints. The method also includes changing requirements for subsequent operational flows based on the transmitted metadata specifications.

Furthermore, the system and method involve performing multiple operational flows in response to defined events at the remote system. These flows include configuring interfaces, receiving and analyzing responses, and determining compliance with parameter constraints. Based on these determinations, access to resources is controlled, and alerts are transmitted to the remote system. The patent application also covers scenarios where different sets of parameter constraints are applied, triggering specific actions such as controlling access or sending alerts. Overall, the system and method aim to efficiently manage metadata specifications, interface configurations, and resource access in a remote system based on defined events and parameter constraints.

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