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Martin Roesch, William Andrew Vogel III: Systems and methods for determining the network topology of a network. Sourcefire, Posz Law Group, January 8, 2008: US07317693 (75 worldwide citation)

A packet transmitted on a network is read and decoded. A network device and its operating system are identified by analyzing the decoded packet. If more than one operating system is identified from the decoded packet, the operating system is selecting by comparing confidence values assigned to the o ...


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Martin Roesch, William Andrew Vogel III, Matt Watchinski: Systems and methods for determining characteristics of a network and analyzing vulnerabilities. Sourcefire, Posz Law Group, May 11, 2010: US07716742 (29 worldwide citation)

A packet transmitted on a network is read and decoded. A network device and its operating system are identified by analyzing the decoded packet. If more than one operating system is identified from the decoded packet, the operating system is selecting by comparing confidence values assigned to the o ...


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William Andrew Vogel III, Dina L Bruzek: Systems and methods for modifying network map attributes. Sourcefire, Posz Law Group, October 16, 2012: US08289882 (11 worldwide citation)

The disclosed systems and methods provide a user interface for modifying host configuration data that has been automatically and passively determined and for adding or modifying other parameters associated with a host. A host data table can store various parameters descriptive of a host including th ...


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Jonathan Polley, William Andrew Vogel III: System and method for assigning network blocks to sensors. Sourcefire, Posz Law Group, April 30, 2013: US08433790 (10 worldwide citation)

A system includes a processor device. The processor device is configured to detect a physical topology of a network comprising hosts and sensors in the network. The processor device is also configured to generate a sensor policy for assignment of the sensors to network blocks of the hosts, that bala ...


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Jonathan Polley, William Andrew Vogel III: System and method for assigning network blocks to sensors. Cisco Technology, August 18, 2015: US09110905

A system includes a processor device. The processor device is configured to detect a physical topology of a network comprising hosts and sensors in the network. The processor device is also configured to generate a sensor policy for assignment of the sensors to network blocks of the hosts, that bala ...


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William Andrew Vogel III, Andrew Baker: System and method for resolving operating system or service identity conflicts. Sourcefire, Posz Law Group, March 11, 2014: US08671182

A system includes a processor device. The processor device is configured to receive reports of operating system identities for a single host; determine which of the operating system identities are an intersection of the reported operating system identities; and assign the intersection of the reporte ...


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William Andrew Vogel III, Dina Bruzek: Systems and methods for modifying network map attributes. Sourcefire, Posz Law Group, August 12, 2010: US20100205675-A1

The disclosed systems and methods provide a user interface for modifying host configuration data that has been automatically and passively determined and for adding or modifying other parameters associated with a host. A host data table can store various parameters descriptive of a host including th ...


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William Andrew Vogel III, Andrew Baker: System and method for resolving operating system or service identity conflicts. Sourcefire, December 22, 2011: US20110314143-A1

A system includes a processor device. The processor device is configured to receive reports of operating system identities for a single host; determine which of the operating system identities are an intersection of the reported operating system identities; and assign the intersection of the reporte ...


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Jonathan Polley, William Andrew Vogel III: System and method for assigning network blocks to sensors. Sourcefire, December 15, 2011: US20110307600-A1

A system includes a processor device. The processor device is configured to detect a physical topology of a network comprising hosts and sensors in the network. The processor device is also configured to generate a sensor policy for assignment of the sensors to network blocks of the hosts, that bala ...



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