Juniper Networks Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Juniper Networks, Sunnyvale, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,370,936) developed by Nir Zuk, Redwood City, Calif., and Kowsik Guruswamy, Sunnyvale, Calif., for "multi-method gateway-based network security systems and methods."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "Systems and methods for detecting and preventing network security breaches are described. The systems and methods present a gateway-based packet-forwarding network security solution to not only detect security breaches but also prevent them by directly dropping suspicious packets and connections. The systems and methods employ multiple techniques to detect and prevent network security breaches, including stateful signature detection, traffic signature detection, and protocol anomaly detection."
The patent application was filed on Feb. 8, 2002 (10/072,683). 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=8,370,936&OS=8,370,936&RS=8,370,936
Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.
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