Patent Number: 7,712,140

Title: 3-prong security/reliability/real-time distributed architecture of information handling system

Abstract: The present invention is directed to a distributed architecture of an information handling system, including a buried nucleus inaccessible for inspection without heroic means while the buried nucleus is in operation, and a trusted authority for generating a secure protocol. The secure protocol controls the operation of the buried nucleus.

Inventors: Hamlin; Christopher L. (Los Gatos, CA)

Assignee: LSI Corporation

International Classification: G06F 7/04 (20060101); G06F 17/30 (20060101); H04N 7/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018