US Patent No. 10,931,669

ENDPOINT PROTECTION AND AUTHENTICATION


Patent No. 10,931,669
Issue Date February 23, 2021
Title Endpoint Protection And Authentication
Inventorship Glenn Coleman, Berwyn, PA (US)
Peter Martz, Marlton, NJ (US)
Kenneth Moritz, Lansdowne, PA (US)
Assignee L3 Technologies, Inc., New York, NY (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,931,669

1. A host computer comprising:a memory; and
a processor configured to:
implement a workspace, the workspace being configured to enable operation of a first set of one or more applications or processes via a first memory space;
implement an isolated computing environment, the isolated computing environment comprising a sandboxed computing environment being configured to enable operation of a second set of one or more applications or processes via a second memory space;
isolate the isolated computing environment from the workspace using an internal isolation firewall;
process communications exchanged between the host computer and a network to which the host computer is connected using a host-based firewall, wherein the host-based firewall is configured to implement a first policy for communications associated with the isolated computing environment and a second policy for communications associated with the workspace;
determine a relative location of the host computer;
select an authentication procedure for authenticating the isolated computing environment with a server based on the determined relative location of the host computer; and
authenticate the isolated computing environment with the server in accordance with the selected authentication procedure.