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, CA4941

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Byrne, David Lonsdale, AU 36 364
Falco, Mark A Lake Worth, FL 26 300
Howes, Jason Cambridge, MA 40 431
Patrick, Paul Manchester, NH 35 477
Riendeau, Richard J Burlington, MA 21 286
Xu, Mingde Redwood City, CA 32 355
Yagen, Kenneth D San Francisco, CA 21 286

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2003/0014,394 Cell-level data access control using user-defined functions 53 2001
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
6,970,445 Methods and apparatus for supporting session signaling and mobility management in a communications system 57 2002
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (2)
6,584,454 Method and apparatus for community management in remote system servicing 195 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 379 1996
 
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. (3)
5,872,928 Method and apparatus for defining and enforcing policies for configuration management in communications networks 330 1995
5,889,953 Policy management and conflict resolution in computer networks 290 1996
6,243,747 Method and apparatus for defining and enforcing policies for configuration management in communications networks 177 1999
 
FAIR ISAAC CORPORATION (1)
6,665,677 System and method for transforming a relational database to a hierarchical database 94 2000
 
ERICSSON INC. (1)
2002/0198,027 Convenient dialing of names and numbers from a phone without alpha keypad 61 2001
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION (1)
7,047,522 Method and system for verifying a computer program 61 2001
 
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
5,941,947 System and method for controlling access to data entities in a computer network 492 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 531 1998
 
SOFTWERC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
2003/0167,315 Fast creation of custom internet portals using thin clients 114 2003
 
CHEYENNE PROPERTY TRUST (1)
5,841,869 Method and apparatus for trusted processing 123 1996
 
CLICK CHOICE.COM, INC (1)
5,809,230 System and method for controlling access to personal computer system resources 119 1996
 
KAVADO, INC. (1)
2003/0204,719 Application layer security method and system 77 2003
 
CLOUDING CORP. (1)
6,029,246 Network distributed system for updating locally secured objects in client machines 45 1997
 
TECSEC, INCORPORATED (1)
5,369,702 Distributed cryptographic object method 238 1993
 
RPX CORPORATION (2)
6,157,924 Systems, methods, and computer program products for delivering information in a preferred medium 219 1997
2002/0135,617 Proactive desktop portal 45 2002
 
IMPLICIT, LLC (1)
6,324,685 Applet server that provides applets in various forms 51 1998
 
INTELLISYNC CORPORATION (1)
6,304,881 Remote data access and synchronization 227 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 436 1998
2004/0243,835 Multilayer access control security system 71 2004
 
KirkFire, Inc. (1)
2002/0103,818 Information repository system and method for an internet portal system 102 2001
 
AT&T CORP. (1)
6,233,686 System and method for providing peer level access control on a network 79 1997
 
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (1)
6,581,071 Surveying system and method 48 2000
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Patent Citation Ranking

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (3)
* 7,793,333 Mobile authorization using policy based access control 6 2005
* 8,296,820 Applying security policies to multiple systems and controlling policy propagation 1 2008
8,601,535 Mobile authorization using policy based access control 2 2010
 
SAP AG (2)
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 16 2006
7,908,589 Deployment 18 2006
 
SAP SE (6)
8,131,644 Formular update 0 2006
8,065,661 Test engine 1 2006
* 7,823,124 Transformation layer 11 2006
8,135,659 System configuration comparison to identify process variation 2 2008
8,396,893 Unified configuration of multiple applications 1 2008
8,255,429 Configuration change without disruption of incomplete processes 2 2008
 
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
9,020,883 System and method to provide BPEL support for correlation aggregation 0 2012
 
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
 
Troux Technologies, Inc. (3)
8,234,223 Method and system for calculating cost of an asset using a data model 2 2005
8,789,011 Method and system for a generic data model 0 2010
8,635,592 Method and system for tailoring software functionality 1 2011
 
NEC EUROPE LTD. (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 1 2010
 
INTUIT INC. (2)
* 8,826,260 Customization of mobile-application delivery 0 2011
* 2012/0180,036 CUSTOMIZATION OF MOBILE-APPLICATION DELIVERY 3 2011
 
ONEMEDNET CORPORATION (8)
8,065,166 Methods, systems, and devices for managing medical images and records 21 2008
8,195,483 Methods, systems, and devices for controlling a permission-based workflow process for transferring medical files 1 2011
8,121,870 Methods, systems, and devices for verifying and approving government required release forms 1 2011
8,108,228 Methods, systems, and devices for transferring medical files 4 2011
8,131,569 Methods, systems, and devices for modifying medical files 2 2011
8,099,307 Methods, systems, and devices for managing medical files 2 2011
8,090,596 Methods, systems, and devices for transferring medical files from a source facility to a destination facility 1 2011
8,386,278 Methods, systems, and devices for managing transfer of medical files 0 2012
 
TROUX TECHNOLOGIES (2)
* 8,214,877 System and method for the implementation of policies 2 2007
8,027,956 System and method for planning or monitoring system transformations 4 2007
 
KOREA ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (1)
* 7,882,254 Common protocol layer architecture and methods for transmitting data between different network protocols and a common protocol packet 3 2003
 
INTELLECTUAL DISCOVERY CO., LTD. (2)
* 8,387,117 Context-aware role-based access control system and control method thereof 4 2009
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