iPass Patent Grants

Advanced network characterization

Granted: August 16, 2016
Patent Number: 9420045
Some embodiments include a method for determining whether to establish a connection between a computer and a network. In some embodiments, the method includes: receiving first network information from a network; determining a first trust level for the network by matching the network information to provisioning information, wherein the provisioning information indicates the first trust level and an authentication method of the network; verifying that network supports the authentication…

Automated configuration for network appliances

Granted: February 23, 2016
Patent Number: 9270654
Some embodiments include a method for initially configuring a network appliance. The method can detect, by the network appliance, a subscriber network. The method can transmit, to a remote configuration service via the subscriber network, a request for configuration information for the network appliance, and receive, via the subscriber network, the configuration information, wherein the configuration information includes first parameters for the subscriber network, and second parameters…

Advanced network characterization and migration

Granted: November 17, 2015
Patent Number: 9191874
In some embodiments, a method includes scanning for wireless networks, where scanning includes collecting network information indicating properties of the wireless networks. The method can include analyzing the network information to determine signal data indicating signal qualities for the wireless networks. The method can include characterizing, based on the signal data, one or more wireless networks as being suitable for connection by the mobile device, where the characterizing…

Advanced network characterization

Granted: October 20, 2015
Patent Number: 9167053
Some embodiments include a method for determining whether to establish a connection between a computer and a network. In some embodiments, the method includes: receiving first network information from a network; determining a first trust level for the network by matching the network information to provisioning information, wherein the provisioning information indicates the first trust level and an authentication method of the network; verifying that network supports the authentication…

System and method for actively characterizing a network

Granted: July 21, 2015
Patent Number: 9088627
In one embodiment the method includes detecting a network indicator associated with a network, the network provided by a network provider. In one embodiment, after the detecting of the network indicator, the method includes obtaining from the network provider an actual attribute associated with the network. The method may also include determining, based on stored network information, whether the actual attribute matches an expected attribute for the network. If the actual attribute…

Electronic supply chain management

Granted: March 17, 2015
Patent Number: 8984150
In some embodiments a method for correlating supply chain network information received from supply chain network components controlled by different entities includes receiving connection agent information indicating access point identifiers associated with network access points; receiving provisioning information including physical location identifiers identifying venues at which the network access points reside; receiving network authorization request and response records, wherein the…

Peptide nucleic acid derivatives with good cell penetration and strong affinity for nucleic acid

Granted: November 25, 2014
Patent Number: 8895734
The present invention provides a novel class of peptide nucleic acid derivatives, which show good cell penetration and strong binding affinity for nucleic acid.

Peptide nucleic acid derivatives with good cell penetration and strong affinity for nucleic acid

Granted: November 11, 2014
Patent Number: 8884008
The present invention provides a novel class of peptide nucleic acid derivatives, which show good cell penetration and strong binding affinity for nucleic acid.

Peptide nucleic acid derivatives with good cell penetration and strong affinity for nucleic acid

Granted: October 14, 2014
Patent Number: 8859766
The present invention provides a novel class of peptide nucleic acid derivatives, which show good cell penetration and strong binding affinity for nucleic acid.

Activity monitor

Granted: June 3, 2014
Patent Number: 8743200
An activity monitor system monitors a location using a sensor system and detects and responds to “interesting events.” The system may detect events based on video processing of a substantially live sequence of images from a video camera. The system may use multi-region processing including modifying event detection based on motion in one or more regions, motion transitions, and/or motion entry and/or exit points. Events may be detected based on other sensors and the system may use a…

Peptide nucleic acid derivatives with good cell penetration and strong affinity for nucleic acid

Granted: March 25, 2014
Patent Number: 8680253
The present invention provides a novel class of peptide nucleic acid derivatives, which show good cell penetration and strong binding affinity for nucleic acid.

Method and system of providing access point data associated with a network access point

Granted: December 10, 2013
Patent Number: 8606885
A method includes sending a faked authentication request from a client device wherein the faked authentication request includes identification credentials. A faked authentication request indicates that a reply message in response to the faked authentication request is to include data for updating a directory on the client device. A reply message is received at the client device in response to the faked authentication request. The reply message includes data for updating the directory.…

Monitoring computer network security enforcement

Granted: August 16, 2011
Patent Number: 8001594
Methods and systems are disclosed for monitoring activity of a user on a network component, such as an end user computer, in a virtual private network for adherence to a security enforcement provision or policy utilized in the virtual private network. A method of determining whether a security provision in a computer network has been violated is described. It is determined whether the network component has violated, modified or circumvented a security enforcement provision of the…

Method and system for changing security information in a computer network

Granted: June 14, 2011
Patent Number: 7961884
A method of, and system for, changing encryption information in a computer network is provided. The method includes providing at least first cryptographic information and second cryptographic information. A first validity period is provided for the first cryptographic information and a second validity period is provided for the second cryptographic information wherein the first and second validity periods overlap.

Method and system for verifying and updating the configuration of an access device during authentication

Granted: June 7, 2011
Patent Number: 7958352
A system and method is provided to verify configuration of a client access device requesting access to a network by establishing a communications link between a network access system and the client access device to authenticate and authorize the client access device and a user associated with the client access device. The network access system further receives client device configuration data from the client access device over the communications link during an authentication and…

Container

Granted: April 5, 2011
Patent Number: D635463

System and method for secure network purchasing

Granted: February 8, 2011
Patent Number: 7885899
There is disclosed a method for performing secure electronic transactions on a computer network, the network comprising a buyer's computer, a vendor server, a creditor server and a security server. The buyer's computer has a fingerprint file stored in the memory thereof. The method includes the steps of: i) the buyer computer requesting to purchase merchandise to the vendor server, the purchase request including said buyer computer's IP address; ii) the buyer computer selecting a…

Pasta

Granted: November 23, 2010
Patent Number: D627537

Box for pasta

Granted: November 23, 2010
Patent Number: D627661

Internet settlement system

Granted: November 23, 2010
Patent Number: 7840458
A method and apparatus for collecting information about an event in which a user accesses the Internet through the system of a first Internet Service Provider with whom the user does not have an account. The apparatus includes a first server that creates a record of the user's Internet usage and sends the record to a second server. The second server collects records from a plurality of Internet Service Providers and forwards the records to a third server on a regular basis. The third…