Patent Number: 7,765,396

Title: Data authentication method and agent based system

Abstract: This invention relates to a data authentication method for authenticating data to be sent from a first agent to a second agent in agent based systems. The invention introduces a way of signing documents without having a private key.

Inventors: Haufe; Kristina (Esslingen, DE)

Assignee: Alcatel

International Classification: H04L 29/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/27/12018