ZEPHYR COVE, Nev., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — VirnetX™ Holding Corporation (NYSE MKT: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that on October 21, 2014, it was granted a new patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); Patent no. 8,868,705, entitled “Agile Network Protocol for Secure Communications Using Secure Domain Names.”
This new patent is the twelfth patent granted in 2014. Like many other patents, it is a result of VirnetX’s continuous investment in developing VirnetX’s Gabriel Technology Platform. Multiple applications are in development that run on VirnetX’s Gabriel Technology Platform and these applications communicate securely using VirnetX’s Secure Domain Name functionality. This functionality allows various applications including audio/video, telephony and messaging applications to communicate seamlessly and securely over the Internet.
VirnetX plans to introduce secure domain names through its Secure Domain Name Initiative which will include partnerships with major technology companies.
“This new patent strengthens our Secure Domain Name Initiative and will assist in our pursuit of strategic partnerships,” said Kendall Larsen, VirnetX CEO and President. “We believe our secure domain names will be integral in securing 4G/LTE advanced wireless networks by automatically encrypting communication channels for securely transmitting user data.”
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