System and method for secure network roaming

  • US 7,389,412 B2
  • Filed: 08/05/2002
  • Issued: 06/17/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/10/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A process, comprising:

  • providing a mobile node (MN) adapted to communicate with a packet gateway node (PGN) via a first network connection of a first network;

    establishing an encrypted channel between the MN and the PGN based on an authentication mechanism of the first network connection between the MN and the PGN;

    receiving by the MN configuration data from the PGN using the encrypted channel; and

    using by the MN the configuration data for secure communication with the PGN via a second network connection of a second network through at least an access point, the first and second networks being different networks.

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