Method and system for providing restricted access to a storage medium

  • US 9,881,013 B2
  • Filed: 06/07/2016
  • Issued: 01/30/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/31/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A computer implemented method for applying, by at least one computer processor, a computer file system operation access privilege to a computer storage medium, comprises:

  • electronically associating, by the at least one computer processor, the computer file system operation access privilege with at least a portion of the computer storage medium;

    electronically intercepting, by the at least one computer processor, by at least one computer file system trap layer or at least one file system filter layer of the at least one computer processor, an attempted operation on said at least a portion of the computer storage medium,wherein said electronically intercepting occurs regardless of an identity of a user electronically attempting the attempted operation;

    electronically comparing, by the at least one computer processor, the attempted operation to the computer file system operation access privilege; and

    electronically allowing, or electronically denying, by the at least one computer processor, the attempted operation based on the electronically comparing the attempted operation to the computer file system operation access privilege.

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