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NextLabs® Granted Three Additional Patents in Data-Centric Security by the USPTO

November 22, 2021

NextLabs Granted Three Additional Patents in Data-Centric Security by the USPTO

Patents Awarded for Policy-Driven Controls to Safeguard Data in Applications and Protect Data in Documents through Centralized Policies and Encryption

San Mateo, Calif. – November 22, 2021 –  NextLabs, a leading provider of data-centric security software to protect business critical data and applications announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted three additional patents (patent nos. 11,042,955; 11,057,355; and 11,132,459) to the company. The patents were granted for enhancing capabilities of the policy-based authorization platform to automate the enforcement of business and security policies consistently across the enterprise to protect data and make information sharing more secure. 

Keng Lim, Founder & CEO of NextLabs, emphasized the importance of ensuring that sensitive business information is continually protected whether it is being accessed through an application’s graphical user interface or within a document.  “Enterprises need to protect sensitive business data however it is being accessed and shared, whether that is through applications or within shared documents.,” said Lim.  “To enable enterprises to operate and compete effectively in a highly dynamic global environment, NextLabs provides the knowledge and capability to continually supply new authorization and data security technologies to mitigate information risk allowing organizations to secure sensitive information against internal and external threats.” 

The US Patent Office granted the following patents to NextLabs: 

  • Using Centrally Managed Policy to Control Display Content of a Graphical User Interface (11,042,955) 
  • Protecting Documents Using Policies and Encryption (11,057,355) 
  • Protecting Documents with Centralized and Discretionary Policies (11,132,459) 

With the addition of these three patents, NextLabs maintains a growing portfolio of eighty approved and over 30 pending patents covering the following core areas: 

  • Dynamic Authorization 
  • Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) 
  • Attribute-Based Policy Language 
  • Policy Enforcement & Optimization 
  • Access Analytics 
  • Next Generation Digital Rights Management 

To view the entire patent collection, please visit  NextLabs Patents.