US Patent No: 7,885,410

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Wireless security system and method

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Abstract

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A method for providing private sidestream transmissions between a first and second client in a wireless network generally includes sending a location discovery request from a first client to an access point and receiving a location discovery response from the access point. The response includes a ticket encrypted with a session key of the second client and containing a sidestream key. The method further includes sending a direct communication request from the first client to the second client. The request includes the ticket and an authenticator encrypted with the sidestream key. A direct communication response including an updated authenticator is received from the second client. A method and apparatus for secure context transfer during client roaming are also disclosed.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.SAN JOSE, CA11361

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Griswold, Victor North Canton, OH 6 71
Meier, Robert Cuyahoga Falls, OH 38 406

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2003/0031,151 System and method for secure roaming in wireless local area networks 94 2001
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (2)
2002/0078,243 Method and apparatus for time synchronization in a network data processing system 40 2000
2002/0133,735 System and method for efficient failover/failback techniques for fault-tolerant data storage system 12 2001
 
NATIONAL DATACOMM CORPORATION (1)
6,345,043 Access scheme for a wireless LAN station to connect an access point 104 1998
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (1)
* 6,088,451 Security system and method for network element access 373 1996
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
7,024,556 Distributed system authentication 25 2000
 
INTEL CORPORATION (1)
* 7,107,051 Technique to establish wireless session keys suitable for roaming 24 2000
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (3)
* 6,760,444 Mobile IP authentication 100 1999
* 7,181,530 Rogue AP detection 46 2001
* 7,373,508 Wireless security system and method 26 2002
 
ENTERASYS NETWORKS, INC. (1)
* 2003/0095,663 System and method to provide enhanced security in a wireless local area network system 37 2002
 
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED (1)
* 6,990,343 Context block leasing for fast handoffs 24 2002
 
ASCEND COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
5,889,958 Network access control system and process 189 1996
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (1)
6,377,691 Challenge-response authentication and key exchange for a connectionless security protocol 56 1996
 
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 2003/0084,287 System and method for upper layer roaming authentication 40 2001
 
AT&T CORP. (2)
6,856,800 Fast authentication and access control system for mobile networking 86 2002
7,174,456 Fast authentication and access control method for mobile networking 31 2002
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (3)
* 8,862,872 Ticket-based spectrum authorization and access control 0 2008
8,548,467 Ticket-based configuration parameters validation 1 2008
8,913,995 Ticket-based configuration parameters validation 0 2013
 
NEC CORPORATION (1)
* 2011/0029,770 RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND AUTHENTICATION PROCESSOR SELECTION METHOD 0 2009
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