Lookout Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 30 -- Lookout, San Francisco, has been assigned a patent (8,365,252) developed by Kevin Patrick Mahaffey, San Francisco, John G. Hering, San Francisco, and James David Burgess, San Francisco, for "providing access levels to services based on mobile device security state."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A mobile device's level of access to services provided by a service provider is based on a current security state assessment of the mobile device. Mobile devices are granted different access levels to services based on the security state of the device. A security component can assess the current security state of the mobile device by processing security data generated by the mobile device. In a specific embodiment, the security component is at the mobile device. In another specific embodiment, the security component is at a server."
The patent application was filed on Dec. 7, 2011 (13/314,032). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,365,252&OS=8,365,252&RS=8,365,252
Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.
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