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Policy enabled information sharing system

United States Patent

September 2, 2014
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A technique for dynamically sharing information includes executing a sharing policy indicating when to share a data object responsive to the occurrence of an event. The data object is created by formatting a data file to be shared with a receiving entity. The data object includes a file data portion and a sharing metadata portion. The data object is encrypted and then automatically transmitted to the receiving entity upon occurrence of the event. The sharing metadata portion includes metadata characterizing the data file and referenced in connection with the sharing policy to determine when to automatically transmit the data object to the receiving entity.
Jorgensen; Craig R. (Albuquerque, NM), Nelson; Brian D. (Albuquerque, NM), Ratheal; Steve W. (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
12/ 686,191
January 12, 2010
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention was developed with Government support under Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 between Sandia Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.