07096498 is referenced by 185 patents and cites 364 patents.

The present invention is directed to systems and methods for detecting unsolicited and threatening communications and communicating threat information related thereto. Threat information is received from one or more sources; such sources can include external security databases and threat information data from one or more application and/or network layer security systems. The received threat information is reduced into a canonical form. Features are extracted from the reduced threat information; these features in conjunction with configuration data such as goals are used to produce rules. In some embodiments, these rules are tested against one or more sets of test data and compared against the same or different goals; if one or more tests fail, the rules are refined until the tests succeed within an acceptable margin of error. The rules are then propagated to one or more application layer security systems.

Title
Systems and methods for message threat management
Application Number
10/361091
Publication Number
7096498 (B2)
Application Date
February 7, 2003
Publication Date
August 22, 2006
Inventor
Paul Judge
Alpharetta
GA, US
Agent
Fish & Richardson P C
Assignee
Cipher Trust
GA, US
IPC
G06F 11/00
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