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Network Communication Validation by Automated Policy Examination

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019247D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Sep-08
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Sep-08

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a system that can automatically review the new routing and firewall rules once learning the organization's security policy. Using the described system an organization's security policy can be stored in a machine processable format. The reprocessed machine actionable security policy enables an automated system to process and judge whether a proposed change in routing or firewall rule will violate the organization's security policy. The system will streamline the organization's security review process and increase the security posture with correct and consistent application of the security policy.