US Patent No. 10,192,039


Patent No. 10,192,039
Issue Date January 29, 2019
Title System For Context-based Data Protection
Inventorship Jerry Huang, Redmond, WA (US)
Zhen Liu, Tarrytown, NY (US)
QingHu Li, Beijing (CN)
Howard Liu, Beijing (CN)
Assignee Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC, Redmond, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,192,039

1. A method in a computing device, comprising:storing data in a storage device of the computing device, the stored data stored with assigned parameters including sensitivity level, an associated data protection response selected from a plurality of data protection responses that includes a soft delete and a hard delete, and a contextual trigger configured to cause the assigned data protection response to be enacted;
subsequent to said storing, monitoring for an occurrence of the assigned contextual trigger;
comparing the occurred contextual trigger to the assigned contextual trigger to determine a match; and
enacting the data protection response associated with the data in response to the determined match.