US Patent No: 7,644,432

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Policy inheritance through nested groups

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A computer-implemented system and method for policy inheritance, comprising, defining a first group wherein the first group refers to at least one of: a user and a group different from the first group, defining a second group wherein the second group is nested within the first group, defining a first policy wherein the first policy includes a resource, a subject and one of, an action and a role, and wherein the subject includes the first group, inheriting the first policy by the second group, wherein the resource is part of a resource hierarchy, and wherein the first policy can be used to control access to the resource.

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ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATIONREDWOOD SHORES, CA4187

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Byrne, David Lonsdale, AU 36 266
Falco, Mark A Lake Worth, FL 23 201
Howes, Jason Cambridge, MA 39 318
Patrick, Paul Manchester, NH 35 320
Riendeau, Richard J Burlington, MA 21 195
Xu, Mingde Redwood City, CA 32 251
Yagen, Kenneth D San Francisco, CA 21 195

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