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Petros Efstathopoulos: Trusted third party broker for collection and private sharing of successful computer security practices. Symantec Corporation, Patent Law Works, October 10, 2017: US09787719

A trusted third party broker collects information concerning successful computer security practices from multiple organizations, and privately shares collected information at an inter-organizational level. Information concerning empirically successful computer security practices is received from mul ...


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Amit Mital, Carey S Nachenberg, Petros Efstathopoulos: Quantitative security improvement system based on crowdsourcing. Symantec Corporation, Patent Law Works, October 17, 2017: US09794290

The efficacy of security products and practices is quantified, based on monitored activities and conditions on multiple computers over time. A set of metrics is defined, specifying what criteria concerning computer security systems are to be quantified. Telemetry data concerning the defined metrics ...


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Eun Kyu Lee, Anand Kashyap, Petros Efstathopoulos: System and method of constructing dynamic namespaces in the internet of things. SYMANTEC CORPORATION, Maschoff Brennan, April 17, 2018: US09948603

A method, performed by a network device, for communication with Internet of Things (IoT) devices is provided. The method includes receiving a communication relevant to Internet of Things devices, wherein the communication is in accordance with a naming scheme that has conventions for objects, contex ...


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Fanglu Guo, Weibao Wu, Tzi cker Chiueh, Petros Efstathopoulos: De-duplication storage system with improved reference update efficiency. Symantec Corporation, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, December 16, 2014: US08914324

A system and method for backing up files to a single-instance storage system are disclosed. The files may be split into segments, and the file data may be stored in the single-instance storage system as individual segments. The single-instance storage system uses the concept of a file region which c ...


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Petros Efstathopoulos, Tai Ching Li: Systems and methods for detecting the presence of web tracking. Symantec Corporation, ALG Intellectual Property, November 24, 2015: US09197711

A computer-implemented method for detecting the presence of web tracking may include identifying an Internet resource that may be retrieved from an initial domain and that may trigger a hypertext transfer protocol request directed to an additional domain that may be different from the initial domain ...


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Petros Efstathopoulos: Systems and methods for location-aware access to cloud data stores. Symantec Corporation, FisherBroyles, July 3, 2018: US10015173

The disclosed computer-implemented method for location-aware access to cloud data stores may include (1) obtaining a location policy that governs access to a cloud data store, the location policy specifying one or more location rules to be satisfied in order to access files in the cloud data store, ...


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Evgenios Kornaropoulos, Petros Efstathopoulos: Systems and methods for securely detecting data similarities. Symantec Corporation, FisherBroyles, April 10, 2018: US09942032

A computer-implemented method for securely detecting data similarities may include (1) identifying a private data object subject to comparison to determine a similarity with at least one potentially similar data object, (2) establishing a connection between a client system and a server that is not a ...


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Fanglu Guo, Petros Efstathopoulos, Xianbo Zhang, Sanjay Sawhney, Weibao Wu: Managing backups of data objects in containers. Symantec Corporation, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, October 28, 2014: US08874522

Containers that store data objects that were written to those containers during a particular backup are accessed. Then, a subset of the containers is identified; the containers in the subset have less than a threshold number of data objects associated with the particular backup. Data objects that ar ...


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Petros Efstathopoulos: Request Batching and Asynchronous Request Execution For Deduplication Servers. March 10, 2011: US20110060882-A1

A system and method for processing disk access requests on a deduplication backup server coupled to a storage device. The storage device may store a first set of one or more data items where at least a portion of each data item is stored as a reference to a comparable portion of a stored data item. ...