SYSTEM AND METHOD EMPLOYING AN AGILE NETWORK PROTOCOL FOR SECURE COMMUNICATIONS USING SECURE DOMAIN NAMES

  • US 20120096541A1
  • Filed: 12/27/2011
  • Published: 04/19/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/30/1998
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A system for connecting a first network device and a second network device, the system including one or more servers configured to:

  • receive, from the first network device, a request to look up a network address of the second network device based on an identifier associated with the second network device;

    determine, in response to the request, whether the second network device is available for a secure communications service; and

    initiate a virtual private network communication link between the first network device and the second network device based on a determination that the second network device is available for the secure communications service, wherein the secure communications service uses the virtual private network communication link.

View all claims
    ×
    ×

    Thank you for your feedback

    ×
    ×