Patents by Inventor Niall Lawrence SAUNDERS

Niall Lawrence SAUNDERS has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10686814
    Abstract: Examples relate to detecting network anomalies. In one example, a computing device may: receive, from each of a plurality of packet capture devices of a private network, domain name system (DNS) query packets that were sent by a particular client computing device operating on the private network, each DNS query packet specifying i) a destination DNS server, ii) a query domain name, and iii) a source address that specifies the particular client computing device; provide at least one of the DNS query packets to a DNS traffic analyzer that is trained to identify DNS anomalies based on characteristics of the DNS query packets; receive anomaly output from the DNS traffic analyzer, the anomaly output indicating a DNS anomaly that was identified for the DNS query packets; and in response to receiving the anomaly output, provide a user device with data specifying the identified DNS anomaly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP
    Inventors: Simon Ian Arnell, Marco Casassa Mont, David Andrew Graves, Edward Reynolds, Niall Lawrence Saunders
  • Publication number: 20170295196
    Abstract: Examples relate to detecting network anomalies. In one example, a computing device may: receive, from each of a plurality of packet capture devices of a private network, domain name system (DNS) query packets that were sent by a particular client computing device operating on the private network, each DNS query packet specifying i) a destination DNS server, ii) a query domain name, and iii) a source address that specifies the particular client computing device; provide at least one of the DNS query packets to a DNS traffic analyzer that is trained to identify DNS anomalies based on characteristics of the DNS query packets; receive anomaly output from the DNS traffic analyzer, the anomaly output indicating a DNS anomaly that was identified for the DNS query packets; and in response to receiving the anomaly output, provide a user device with data specifying the identified DNS anomaly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Applicant: HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP
    Inventors: Simon Ian ARNELL, Marco CASASSA MONT, David Andrew GRAVES, Edward REYNOLDS, Niall Lawrence SAUNDERS