Originating portfolio: ALU
Estimated expiration: 2021-May-21
Potentially relevant companies (3): Barracuda Networks, Inc., Blackberry Limited, F-Secure Corporation
Products & technologies (2): Network:Firewall, Network:Security
A method intended to ensure access control for and/or with regard to users who access an information network (3) enabling exchanges of information, particularly the Internet network, by means of terminals (1 or 1'), via a private access node (2), either shared or specific to an organization, such as a company, to which the terminals connect so that they may access the information network, via an access server (4), consisting of a temporary storage, and a filtering (5) to allow or block the transmission of this flow to the terminal as a function of determined criteria applied to the data flow received, in the private access node;
characterized in that said filtering (5) consists of analyzing a signature to make it possible to at least temporarily block the transmission of data received from the network to a user's terminal, when this data incorporate a signature indicating the existence of restrictive rights regarding the use of the data that it accompanies.
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