Patent Number: 8,818,905

Title: System and method for encrypting interactive voice response application information

Abstract: Encrypting sensitive information sent using an interactive voice response (IVR) system. The systems and methods may include an HSM that provides a secure platform to encrypt the sensitive information. They may also include interfaces with IVR systems and transaction processing hosts. The systems and methods may interact directly with a customer using an IVR to receive the sensitive information. They may also provide for a secure platform to validate the strength of the information, such as a PIN or password, prior to further processing of the sensitive information.

Inventors: Perkins; George S. (Columbus, GA), Sway; Richard E. (Columbus, GA)

Assignee: Total System Services, Inc.

International Classification: G06Q 20/00 (20120101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018