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A method and system for adaptive network security using network vulnerability assessment is disclosed. The method comprises directing a request onto a network. A response to the request is assessed to discover network information. A plurality of analysis tasks are prioritized based upon the network information. The plurality of analysis tasks are to be performed on monitored network data traffic in order to identify attacks upon the network.

Title
Method and system for adaptive network security using network vulnerability assessment
Application Number
9/222414
Publication Number
6301668 (B1)
Application Date
December 29, 1998
Publication Date
October 9, 2001
Inventor
Kevin J Ziese
Dripping Springs
TX, US
Scott V Waddell
Austin
TX, US
Daniel M Teal
San Antonio
TX, US
William A Randall
Austin
TX, US
Robert E Gleichauf
San Antonio
TX, US
Agent
Baker Botts L
US
Assignee
Cisco Technology
CA, US
IPC
G06F 11/30
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