Lumen Technologies had 15 patents in cybersecurity during Q1 2024. Lumen Technologies Inc filed patents in Q1 2024 related to a configurable wireless access device that can automatically disable access to restricted channels based on location, improving computing services in a distributed network by predicting service requests and allocating resources accordingly, managing file permissions in a remote file storage system, automatic isolation of electronic devices based on categorization, and a framework for security information and event management (SIEM) serving multiple subscribers. GlobalData’s report on Lumen Technologies gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Lumen Technologies grant share with cybersecurity as a theme is 33% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Network interface device and improved routing device (Patent ID: US20240107496A1)

The patent filed by Lumen Technologies Inc. describes a configurable wireless access device that utilizes location data to determine whether certain wireless channels should be enabled or disabled based on geographic restrictions. The device includes a GPS transceiver to determine its position and automatically adjust its configuration to comply with local regulations. The method involves sensing location data, providing it to a provider network, receiving configuration information, and applying it to disable or enable wireless channels accordingly. The system allows for real-time updates based on the device's location, ensuring compliance with restricted bandwidth areas.

Furthermore, the patent outlines a method for obtaining and updating configuration information for the wireless access device based on location data and restricted bandwidth information. The device can automatically disable specific wireless channels to adhere to local regulations, ensuring legal operation in different geographic areas. The method also includes provisions for enabling or disabling additional channels based on updated location data, providing flexibility and adaptability to changing regulatory requirements. Overall, the patent highlights a system that leverages location-based data to dynamically configure wireless access devices, ensuring compliance with legal restrictions and optimizing performance based on geographic considerations.

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