Patent Number: 7,765,587

Title: Glyphword-based security

Abstract: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for glyphword-based security. Embodiments include establishing a glyphword comprising a plurality of glyphs; and creating a plurality of glyphsheets wherein each glyphsheet includes one or more glyphs included in the established glyphword and one or more glyphs not included in the established glyphword; and for each glyphsheet: presenting to a user the glyphsheet; receiving from the user at least one selection of a glyph included in the glyphsheet; determining whether the glyphsheet is the last glyphsheet if the glyph selected by the user is not included in the glyphs of the glyphword; and providing access to a resource if the glyphsheet is the last glyphsheet.

Inventors: Dayan; Richard A. (Wake Forest, NC), Jennings; Jeffrey B. (Raleigh, NC), Kekessie; Kofi (Durham, NC)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: H04L 29/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/27/12018