This article aims to present and detail the operating steps of this new data protection system
It as been being formalized in the form of proof-of-concept software named Alph@TaV
Alph@TaV Securization Steps
During the main securization process, the global input data stream (that is any of the selected source files and/or folders) will be merged together into a Main-Protected-File archive with the following file extension (*.atd).
This Main-Protected-File is the representation of the global binary structure of all the input files and folders that have been completely Re-Scheduled by our algorithms; for this reason, its own binary structure turns out to be so well organized once the securization process is over. (Ex0-SyS - Video 5b)
The Re-Scheduled global binary structure of the Main-Protected-File is directly imposed by the unique binary identity of each of the source files and folders that are being considered, bit-by-bit, in their own individual binary grid representation.
The whole final binary grid representation of the Main-Protected-File will also strictly depend on - and may vary a lot according to - each and every securization and restriction option that was selected by the User before launching the main encoding/encryption process.
There are two main defined data protection categories: the first one is intended to protect the data by encoding it, the second one will protect the data by encrypting it.
These two main categories are further declined in 3 different protection modes that are called Vault Level 1 for the Encoding mode and Vault Level 2 & 3 for the Encryption one.
The only difference between Vault Level 2 and Vault Level 3 is that level 3 can contain an unlimited length complex password, increasing thereby the encryption complexity level to be reached, as one is in the Encryption mode starting at Vault Level 2.
Physical-Key-Files 1 & 2 -(*.atk1 / *.atk2)
In order to produce the Main-Protected-File, our algorithms will extract some binary parts of the global input data stream, using an on-the-fly generated sub-algorithm, and create the 2 Physical-Key-Files with the following file extensions (*.atk1 and *.atk2).
These 2 Physical-Key-Files are then used to define the way the binary sequence of the global input data stream must be Re-Scheduled during the final binary structure generation process of the Main-Protected-File.
During this process, a binary part of the global input data stream itself will be virtually transposed, on-the-fly, by our algorithms into themselves and the binary parts thus transposed won’t exist any longer neither be contained, whether in the Main-Protected-File or in any of the two extracted Physical-Key-Files.
The binary structure of each of these Physical-Key-Files strictly depends on what the exact binary order of the global input data stream binary sequence was, as it was itself defined by the chosen data vault level protection modes (Encoding Vault Level 1 / Encryption Vault Levels 2 & 3) and the respective corresponding security and/or restriction options.
From now on, absolutely no binary coherence in relation with the original input source files and folders can be extracted, whether from the Main-Protected-File or from any of the two Physical-Key-Filesand nobody, even through any kind of algorithms, can obtain any understandable information about the real nature of the sources, if taken outside of the exact original global binary context.
The original binary context itself can only be solved once you can associate the organized Re-Scheduled binary structure of the Main-Protected-File and the randomly, on-the-fly Re-Scheduled, binary structures of their own two corresponding generated Physical-Key-Files, plus of course the absolutely needed missing binary parts that have been virtually transposed by algorithms.
Physical-Key-File 3 -(*.atk3)
Simultaneously with the generating of the Main-Protected-File using the two first extracted Physical-Key-Files to define its own Re-Scheduled binary structure, a third Physical-Key-File will be generated to protect the whole bundle, using the following file extension (*.atk3).
The Physical-Key-File 3 contains all information necessary to understand how to use the Physical-Key-Files 1 & 2 in order to decode/decrypt the Main-Protected-File, and once again all of this depends strictly on what the exact global original binary context considered bit-by-bit was in the right global initial binary sequence logic.
Those information allows the Physical-Key-Files 1 & 2 to get their own coherence back, so that they may be used in turn to reveal the original global binary context from the Main-Protected-File and finally restore all the original input files and folders.
During the generation of the third Physical-Key-File, its own internal binary structure is Re-Scheduled in another scheme that uses time as a random factor plus some very large prime numbers to compute an extremely long cyphering key (from 3’000 to 9’000 bits or even the forbidden 27’000 bits “Beta Version mode”, depending on the selected options), on which the way of reading and understanding the binary sequence itself depends.
At this point, there are now 1 Main-Protected-File plus 3 Physical-Key-Files that are all absolutely needed simultaneously to allow the coherence of the original global binary context to be recovered, and since they are only 4 simple files, they can be split between 4 individuals on 4 different geolocations.
It goes back to the very basic concept of divide and conquer; in this specific case, none of the protected files or those corresponding unlocking keys independently taken out of their initial context can reveal information that could be used to interpret from near of far the protected data.
Each of these four files can be revealed before the eyes of all without risking exposing the protected data:among other things, what makes the system irreversible is that even if all initial conditions are met including the 4 files (*. atd / * .atk1 / * .atk2 / * .atk3) and the algorithmic part itself containing virtually a part of the source binary code, no coherence can be observed or even calculated without knowing the initial solution algorithmicly defined during the securization processes to be allowed to solve the problem.
Alph@TaV Securization Processes
Basically, the Alph@TaV data protection system is not based on any known classical algorithmic methods aimed at transforming source data; it is a new approach consisting of describing their basic binary structures to reordinate them and fragment them into several secure files thanks to the algorithms we have designed.
Our algorithmic logic itself does not rely, strictly speaking, on techniques using conventional software algorithmic logic; it is an algorithm based on systems of mathematical equations applied to more or less complex binary operations.
This method allows a complete reorganization of all the initial binary code of the source data according to a single pattern on which it is totally impossible to apply any reverse engineering strategy to try extracting any coherent information in relation to the protected source data.
Therefore, we are talking about the fundamental notion of Re-Scheduling source binary data as the primary element of information securization.
As previously described, this system makes it possible to produce four distinct secured files, one representing the main data protected by Re-Scheduling the binary structure of the input data (* .atd), as well as three other files representing the way to interpret and exploit this protected data; these can be considered as the three unique physical keys for decoding information (* .atk1 / * .atk2 / * .atk3).
This procedure is common to the 3 levels of data protection described as Vault Level 1, Vault Level 2 and Vault Level 3 and is the minimum level of protection achieved in the Vault Level 1 securization mode -- that is, a master vault file (* .atd), as well as three unique physical keys to unlock it (* .atk1 / * .atk2 / * .atk3).
From the Vault Level 2 securization mode, a new factor enters into the equation involving time as a dynamic element allowing additional random modulation that has a unique time blueprint and which in turn is used to define what the exact order of the final reordering sequence of the internal binary structure of the Main-Protected-File (* .atd) will be.
As soon as the Vault Level 2 level is reached, we can consider that the data is no longer protected by a simple encoding logic because from now on it will benefit, in addition to this one, from a variable level of encryption linked to the fact that the binary reordering itself of the main data undergoes in turn a random alteration caused by time.
This additional dynamic temporal modulation factor gives rise to a fifth essential security element for decrypting the secure data.
This is sent to the user at the end of the securization process in the form of a Temporal PIN Code that can either be copied manually or saved as a simple text file or as a QR-Code that can be scanned by all common applications, or also being saved as image file.
Without knowing this 5th temporal securization element which is algorithmically solved only through the PIN Code, and even with the Main-Protected-File and its own 3 Physical-Key-Files -- considering also the essential need to perfectly master the operation of our algorithms -- it becomes absolutely impossible to use secure data to try to find any information in relation to the original information.
Indeed, without precisely controlling the order defined by the unique temporal blueprint that was used to dynamically and randomly modulate the reordering sequence of the binary structure of the source data, we are now in possession of four batches composed of binary grids totally incomprehensible because having no conceivable coherence whatsoever.
Moreover, because of its fundamental nature, the continuous passing of time has a property that has hitherto been accepted as an established fact, considering that its progression arrow is one-way and therefore not reversible to the views of technical knowledge at our disposal to date.
Adding to this the fact that time also possesses another property related to the resolution of its definition which is itself fragmentable into infinite subunits at infinite scales, this allows for an interweaving of several scientifically recognized factors, which once employed in an encryption system as dynamic-random element inherently produce a phenomenon of absolute non-reversibility of it based on the principle that the arrow of time is itself technically non-reversible.
Now, concerning the Vault Level 3 securization mode, it uses exactly the same cumulative operating principles of the two preceding Vault Level 1 and Vault Level 2, adding an additional complexification layer infinitely customizable through a 6th securization element defined by a user password of which the length and complexity are limitless.
From the beginning of the binary reordering process performed from the Vault Level 1 securization mode, the user password (the most complex being recommended) is used to complicate the organization pattern of the future binary grid being reordered.
The dynamic temporal modulation system of the binary sequence of this future secure grid being formed is complicated exponentially by using the user password to increase the resolution and the complexity of the unique time flow defined during the securization process reaches from the Vault Level 2 protection mode.
Finally, the interpretation itself of the three decoding Physical-Key-Files (* .atk1 / * .atk2 / * .atk3) is defined exclusively by the ability to understand and solve the 7th securization element being guaranteed by the generation of a longer or shorter ciphering key whose complexity and length differ according to the chosen securization mode (Encoding Vault Level 1 to Encryption Vault Levels 2 & 3) and the selected ciphering key level.
The ciphering key length itself latter ranging from a non-variable length algorithmically and dynamically imposed for Vault Level 1 to a length varying from 3’000 to 9’000 or even up to 27’000 bits for Vault Level 2 & 3 which are for their part configurable by the User.
We find ourselves at this level with 7 Different Security Elements that make up the secure data protection described by :
- Main-Protected-File (a physical file with the extension *.atd)
- Physical-Key-File 1 (a physical file with the extension *.atk1)
- Physical-Key-File 2 (a physical file with the extension *.atk2)
- Physical-Key-File 3 (a physical file with the extension *.atk3)
- Temportal PIN Code (represented by a complex Text String or a PDF-417 Codebar)
- Personnal User Password (an unlimited lenght and complexity unique password)
- Final Ciphering Key (Huge decimal number computed from time factors and prime numbers)
In addition, since all 4 secured files produced during steps 1 to 4 can all be independently recorded and arranged in 4 geographically different locations through the used external storage media, it provides an 8th protected data securing element described by:
8. Physicaly Fragmented Information (by geolocation at various points of protected files)
Finally, considering that the algorithms internal to the system itself are themselves essential to reconstruct the original data, we can consider them as forming the 9th securization element of the protected data described by :
9. Comprehensive nested proprietary algorithmic protection (Proprietary as a BlackBox)
Alph@TaV Securization Options
From the first group of customizable options, the user can define an external media (USB type) as a storage destination for each of the generated files including the main protected file (* .atd) and the 3 corresponding unlocking keys (* .atk1 / * .atk2 / * .atk3).
At this time, thanks to an independent parameterizable option for each selected external media, a 10th level of stackable protection is achieved by activating a hardware lock in strict physical relation with the external media (s) on which each secure file and / or unlocking keys have been independently logged (up to 4 different external physical media for each of the 4 independently generated files during the main data security process).
This has the effect that none of the protected data, even knowing all the decoding parameters, can be exploited without the strict condition of being on the physical medium (s) corresponding exactly to that selected by the user during the process of defining securization options:
10. External Media Storage Hardware Lock (take really good care of each one of the USB media)
The second group of customizable options allows to apply strict file decoding restrictions in relation to the physical machines (computers) on which the unlocking process has been defined as authorized, as well as the duration during which it can be operated before it becomes definitively and irreversibly impossible to restore the protected data; it makes it possible to reach the 11th and 12th levels of stackable securizations.
11. Physical Target Computer(s) Restriction (min 2 are recommended in case of hardware failure)
12. Temporal File Unlocking Limitation (Never forget the last limit, time will never run backward)
The third and last group of customizable options has two distinct aspects concerning the possible scenarios in which the data will have to be destroyed, this applying as well the case of the original source input data as that of the secure data.
The first aspect is not considered to be an additional stackable optional security level because it only concerns the scenarios in which the data will be destroyed, at what point in time and with what level of file destruction it will occur. (Shredding by overwriting the files through 1,3,9,17,51 passes)
• Scenario 1 deals exclusively with destroying original input data to keep only one version of its data in its secure form.
• Scenario 2 concerns only the destruction of the protected data during the unciphering process to have only the restored version of the original data.
• Scenario 3 is a stack of the two preceding scenarios; we speak then of the notion of Data-Unicity insofar as it exists only in one form and in one or multiple place (s).
To conclude, the 13th and ultimate level of stackable security allows a permanent and irreversible destruction of the protected data in case of any error of entering the decoding parameters (reading from bad external media / password or wrong PIN code or addition of one of them when not necessary / unauthorized machine / protected files or non-compliant unlocking keys)
13. Destruction on Fail (depending on other options, data will be destroyed and won’t ever exist anymore)
Four securization options to come will bring the global final system to 17 stacked protection elements one described by :
14. Final Ciphering Key extracted as a physical file (now they are 8 splitted securityelements)
15. Emergency Destruction Code (secret code that erase all data if introduced in password field)
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