US Patent No: 7,774,832

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Systems and methods for implementing protocol enforcement rules

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A protocol management system is capable of detecting certain message protocols and applying policy rules to the detected message protocols that prevent intrusion, or abuse, of a network's resources. In one aspect, a protocol message gateway is configured to apply policy rules to high level message protocols, such as those that reside at layer 7 of the ISO protocol stack.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
DELL SOFTWARE INC.ALISO VIEJO, CA319

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Nielsen, Mary San Diego, US 9 78
Poling, Robert La Mesa, US 9 180
Scott, Robert San Diego, US 51 531

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