Patent Number: 7,281,131

Title: Assuring physical security of a subscriber line device

Abstract: A security system and method for a client device connected to a network by a broadband connection. The security system insures that the client machine has not been moved from its authorized location. A check is made to insure that the machine is located at its assigned location. If this check finds that the client machine is not at its assigned location, the network connection is inhibited or terminated.

Inventors: Reuter; Michael (San Francisco, CA), Fedane; Rohit Anand (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-10-09 0:00:00