US Patent No. 10,602,557

DISCOVERING AND PROTECTING DATA STREAMS IN MULTI-PATH COMMUNICATION ENVIRONMENTS


Patent No. 10,602,557
Issue Date March 24, 2020
Title Discovering And Protecting Data Streams In Multi-path Communication Environments
Inventorship Drew Baron, Redmond, WA (US)
Vishal Mhatre, Redmond, WA (US)
Gianluigi Nusca, Seattle, WA (US)
Christian Huitema, Friday Harbor, WA (US)
Assignee Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC, Redmond, WA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,602,557

1. A method comprising:with a sink node adapted to receive data via a peer-to-peer communication path and a different, second communication path to a source node, the second communication path not including the wireless peer-to-peer protocol communication path:
selecting at least a portion of the second communication path to the sink node;
determining whether the second communication path is secure; and
if the second communication path is determined to be secure, then accepting connections via the second communication path.