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, CA5547

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Byrne, David Woburn, US 31 436
Falco, Mark A Lexington, US 21 373
Howes, Jason Cambridge, US 29 508
Patrick, Paul Manchester, US 25 577
Riendeau, Richard J Burlington, US 16 344
Xu, Mingde San Jose, US 25 449
Yagen, Kenneth D San Francisco, US 16 344

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6,970,445 Methods and apparatus for supporting session signaling and mobility management in a communications system 67 2002
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (2)
6,584,454 Method and apparatus for community management in remote system servicing 202 1999
2002/0152,279 Personalized intranet portal 59 2001
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (1)
6,088,451 Security system and method for network element access 392 1996
 
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. (3)
5,872,928 Method and apparatus for defining and enforcing policies for configuration management in communications networks 357 1995
5,889,953 Policy management and conflict resolution in computer networks 312 1996
6,243,747 Method and apparatus for defining and enforcing policies for configuration management in communications networks 184 1999
 
FAIR ISAAC CORPORATION (1)
6,665,677 System and method for transforming a relational database to a hierarchical database 96 2000
 
ERICSSON INC. (1)
2002/0198,027 Convenient dialing of names and numbers from a phone without alpha keypad 81 2001
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION, AS AGENT (1)
7,047,522 Method and system for verifying a computer program 62 2001
 
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
5,941,947 System and method for controlling access to data entities in a computer network 519 1995
 
RSA SECURITY INC (1)
6,460,141 Security and access management system for web-enabled and non-web-enabled applications and content on a computer network 565 1998
 
SNAPCHAT, INC. (1)
2004/0030,795 System, method and program product for inserting targeted content into a portlet content stream 50 2002
 
SOFTWERC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
2003/0167,315 Fast creation of custom internet portals using thin clients 124 2003
 
CHEYENNE PROPERTY TRUST (1)
5,841,869 Method and apparatus for trusted processing 126 1996
 
CLICK CHOICE.COM, INC (1)
5,809,230 System and method for controlling access to personal computer system resources 133 1996
 
KAVADO INC. (1)
2003/0204,719 Application layer security method and system 85 2003
 
CLOUDING CORP. (1)
6,029,246 Network distributed system for updating locally secured objects in client machines 48 1997
 
TecSec, Inc. (1)
5,369,702 Distributed cryptographic object method 242 1993
 
RPX CORPORATION (2)
6,157,924 Systems, methods, and computer program products for delivering information in a preferred medium 227 1997
2002/0135,617 Proactive desktop portal 48 2002
 
IMPLICIT, LLC (1)
6,324,685 Applet server that provides applets in various forms 55 1998
 
INTELLISYNC CORPORATION (1)
6,304,881 Remote data access and synchronization 252 1998
 
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
6,141,686 Client-side application-classifier gathering network-traffic statistics and application and user names using extensible-service provider plugin for policy-based network control 490 1998
2004/0243,835 Multilayer access control security system 82 2004
 
KirkFire, Inc. (1)
2002/0103,818 Information repository system and method for an internet portal system 104 2001
 
AT&T CORP. (1)
6,233,686 System and method for providing peer level access control on a network 84 1997
 
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (1)
6,581,071 Surveying system and method 49 2000
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (6)
* 7,793,333 Mobile authorization using policy based access control 6 2005
* 2006/0282,877 Mobile authorization using policy based access control 4 2005
* 8,296,820 Applying security policies to multiple systems and controlling policy propagation 5 2008
* 2009/0187,964 Applying Security Policies to Multiple Systems and Controlling Policy Propagation 8 2008
8,601,535 Mobile authorization using policy based access control 2 2010
* 2010/0293,594 Mobile Authorization Using Policy Based Access Control 3 2010
 
ZETTASET, INC. (1)
* 9,130,920 Monitoring of authorization-exceeding activity in distributed networks 0 2013
 
SAP SE (6)
8,131,644 Formular update 1 2006
8,065,661 Test engine 1 2006
* 7,823,124 Transformation layer 13 2006
8,135,659 System configuration comparison to identify process variation 6 2008
8,396,893 Unified configuration of multiple applications 4 2008
8,255,429 Configuration change without disruption of incomplete processes 4 2008
 
INTUIT INC. (2)
* 8,826,260 Customization of mobile-application delivery 1 2011
* 2012/0180,036 CUSTOMIZATION OF MOBILE-APPLICATION DELIVERY 3 2011
 
KOREA ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (2)
* 7,882,254 Common protocol layer architecture and methods for transmitting data between different network protocols and a common protocol packet 3 2003
* 2006/0053,229 Common protocol layer architecture and methods for transmitting data between different network protocols and a common protocol packet 5 2003
 
SAP AG (9)
7,912,800 Deduction engine to determine what configuration management scoping questions to ask a user based on responses to one or more previous questions 19 2006
7,908,589 Deployment 23 2006
* 2008/0127,084 Deployment 16 2006
* 2008/0127,123 Transformation layer 12 2006
* 2008/0126,448 Test engine 12 2006
* 2008/0082,517 Change assistant 14 2006
* 2008/0071,718 Deduction engine 11 2006
* 2008/0071,828 Formular update 11 2006
* 2010/0082,518 SYSTEM CONFIGURATION COMPARISON TO IDENTIFY PROCESS VARIATION 10 2008
 
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
9,020,883 System and method to provide BPEL support for correlation aggregation 0 2012
 
NEC CORPORATION (2)
* 8,606,879 Method for supporting management and exchange of distributed data of user or an entity 0 2010
* 2012/0042,042 METHOD FOR SUPPORTING MANAGEMENT AND EXCHANGE OF DISTRIBUTED DATA OF USER OR AN ENTITY 3 2010
 
Troux Technologies, Inc. (4)
8,234,223 Method and system for calculating cost of an asset using a data model 3 2005
8,789,011 Method and system for a generic data model 1 2010
8,635,592 Method and system for tailoring software functionality 2 2011
9,280,581 Method and system for determination of data completeness for analytic data calculations 0 2013
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (2)
* 8,578,326 Localized information-preserving levels in model visualization 0 2009
* 2010/0251,187 LOCALIZED INFORMATION-PRESERVING LEVELS IN MODEL VISUALIZATION 0 2009
 
SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY (1)
* 9,239,717 Systems, methods, and computer medium to enhance redeployment of web applications after initial deployment 0 2015
 
ONEMEDNET CORPORATION (12)
8,065,166 Methods, systems, and devices for managing medical images and records 32 2008
* 2009/0112,882 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND DEVICES FOR MANAGING MEDICAL IMAGES AND RECORDS 16 2008
8,195,483 Methods, systems, and devices for controlling a permission-based workflow process for transferring medical files 3 2011
8,121,870 Methods, systems, and devices for verifying and approving government required release forms 3 2011
8,108,228 Methods, systems, and devices for transferring medical files 7 2011
* 2011/0231,327 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND DEVICES FOR VERIFYING AND APPROVING GOVERNMENT REQUIRED RELEASE FORMS 6 2011
8,131,569 Methods, systems, and devices for modifying medical files 5 2011
8,099,307 Methods, systems, and devices for managing medical files 4 2011
8,090,596 Methods, systems, and devices for transferring medical files from a source facility to a destination facility 3 2011
* 2011/0238,449 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND DEVICES FOR MANAGING MEDICAL FILES 7 2011
8,386,278 Methods, systems, and devices for managing transfer of medical files 2 2012
9,171,344 Methods, systems, and devices for managing medical images and records 0 2012
 
Troux Technologies (2)
* 8,214,877 System and method for the implementation of policies 4 2007
8,027,956 System and method for planning or monitoring system transformations 5 2007
 
INTELLECTUAL DISCOVERY CO., LTD. (2)
* 8,387,117 Context-aware role-based access control system and control method thereof 18 2009
* 2010/0100,941 CONTEXT-AWARE ROLE-BASED ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF 7 2009
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