Atlanta-based Bluefin, a global provider of payment security technologies, disclosed Aug. 14, 2019, that it received a U.S. patent for its virtual fingerprinting decryption method. The solution authenticates encrypted devices based on unique attributes, or "fingerprints." This added intelligence is more secure than relying on serial numbers alone, Bluefin representatives stated.
U.S. Patent No. 10,382,405 for Managing Payload Decryption Via Fingerprints
, expands on a 2018 patent issued for Bluefin's proprietary fingerprinting and point-to-point encryption (P2PE). To date, the company has received 17 U.S., Japanese and European patents and has 18 pending patents in its pipeline, according to Ruston Miles, chief strategy officer at Bluefin.