Alcatel Lucent Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 4 -- Alcatel Lucent, Paris, has been assigned a patent (8,549,628) developed by five co-inventors for a "method and apparatus to measure the security of a system, network, or application." The co-inventors are S. Rao Vasireddy, Holmdel, N.J., Uma Chandrashekhar, Morganville, N.J., Suhasini Sabnis, Marlboro, N.J., Andrew R. McGee, Toms River, N.J., and Carlos Solari, Shenandoah, Va.
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related security evaluation system including one or more of the following: determining, at the security evaluation system, a plurality of security dimensions to be evaluated for the target system; determining a reference value for each of the plurality of security dimensions, wherein each reference value is representative of a minimum target value for the associated security dimension of the target system; evaluating the security of the target system to generate an actual value for each of the plurality of security dimensions; and generating a security index representation that displays the reference value and the actual value of each of the plurality of security dimensions for the target system."
The patent application was filed on Nov. 13, 2009 (12/618,482). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8549628.PN.&OS=PN/8549628&RS=PN/8549628
Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.
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