Stripe had 22 patents in cybersecurity during Q4 2023. Stripe Inc filed patents in Q4 2023 for managing access control, granting geographic-based access authorization, performing multi-factor authentication, accepting input of a PIN, and implementing country-specific data locality for data mirroring. These patents focus on enhancing security measures and improving data storage efficiency for transactions. GlobalData’s report on Stripe gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Stripe grant share with cybersecurity as a theme is 45% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Managing access control using policy evaluation mode (Patent ID: US20230421563A1)

The patent filed by Stripe Inc. describes systems and methods for managing access control by receiving requests to access resources, determining access control policies, identifying policies that allow access, and authorizing requests based on those policies. The method involves activating a policy evaluation mode in response to policy changes, generating policy evaluation logs, and deleting outdated policies after a threshold time period. The system includes hardware processors and memory storing instructions to perform these operations, ensuring secure and efficient access control management.

Additionally, the method and system allow for the identification of multiple access control policies, including test policies, and the authorization of requests based on those policies. The access control policies can apply to a plurality of identities, including services, and are associated with resource, action, identity, and mode fields. By configuring a threshold number of policies to be associated with the policy evaluation mode, the system ensures effective access control management. Overall, the patent outlines a comprehensive approach to access control management that is adaptable, secure, and efficient in handling policy changes and authorizations.

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