Patent Number: 7,571,480

Title: Presentation of correlated events as situation classes

Abstract: A method, computer program product, and apparatus for presenting data about security-related events that puts the data into a concise form is disclosed. Events are abstracted into a set data-type. Sets with common elements are grouped together, and summaries of the groups--"situations"--are presented to a user or administrator.

Inventors: Black; Steven (Round Rock, TX), Debar; Herve (Caen, FR), Garrison; John Michael (Austin, TX)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 7/04 (20060101); G06F 15/173 (20060101); H04L 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-08-04 0:00:00