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Network security policy on client move

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000030915D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Sep-01

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Corporate security is of client data is extremely important. People remove/steal systems. Most current solutions provide a lock-out mechanism only. This may be password and/or a required handshake to ensure the client is on the corporate network. This publication describes a method is needed to allow a client to detect when it has been moved, "phone home" for directions, and take action depending on what it receives from "home".