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A method and apparatus for scanning structured data from a data repository having an arbitrary data schema and for applying a policy to the data of the data repository are described. In one embodiment, the structured data is converted to unstructured text data to allow a schema-independent policy to be applied to the text data in order to detect a policy violation in the data repository regardless of the data schema used by the data repository.

Title
Method and apparatus for detecting policy violations in a data repository having an arbitrary data schema
Application Number
12/79630
Publication Number
7996373 (B1)
Application Date
March 28, 2008
Publication Date
August 9, 2011
Inventor
Alexander Fontana
San Francisco
CA, US
Eric Bothwell
San Francisco
CA, US
Conal O Raghallaigh
San Francisco
CA, US
Jeremy Hermann
San Francisco
CA, US
Michel Zoppas
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Lowenstein Sandler
Assignee
Symantec Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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