CTD Networks LLC

U.S. Patent No. 8,327,442


This prior art search report presents the mappings of the various elements of claim 1 of U.S. Patent No. 8,327,442 (‘442 Patent), titled “System and method for a distributed application and network security system (SDI-SCAM)”, from assignee CTD Networks LLC, published on 04 December 2012.

This patent generally relates to the field of security systems for computer networks. The distributed security system protects individual computers in a network by having agents in each computer. Agents create statistical models of usage associated with the computer and determine patterns that are consistent with an intrusion or attack. When the probability of an attack exceeds the statistical threshold, real-time warnings and potential countermeasures are delivered to each computer. The agent then schedules anti-viral software update on each computer based on the detected level of probability of an intrusion or attack. However, when the probability of an attack is too high, the agent suspends the schedule and immediately provides the anti-viral software update.

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