Patents by Inventor Ofer Hermoni

Ofer Hermoni 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: 11153177
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for preparing a multi-stage framework for artificial intelligence (AI) analysis. In use, a first set of monitoring rules used by at least one network entity of a communication network is defined. First event log data of first network activity is collected based on the first monitoring rules, and at least one first network situation is defined. Additionally, at least one first AI model is computed based on the first event log data and the at least one first network situation. A second set of monitoring rules used by the at least one network entity is defined. Second event log data of the first network activity is collected based on the second monitoring rules. Further, at least one second AI model is computed based on the second event log data and the at least one first network situation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 11153333
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for mitigating an attack on a communication network, the attack causing repetitive reconfiguration of at least a part of the communication network. In use, using a communication management system, one or more configuration changes to a communication network are recorded. Each of the one or more configuration changes are associated with at least one rule, and each of the one or more configuration changes based on the at least one rule is determined. The at least one rule is associated with at least one event, and the at least one event is processed, resulting in an effect to the communication network. Additionally, at least one reconfiguration pattern is determined. Further, it is determined that the at least one reconfiguration pattern is repeated, and an attack to the communication network is mitigated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Publication number: 20210266382
    Abstract: As described herein, a system, method, and computer program are provided for establishing an over the air (OTA) communication channel between a communication service provider (CSP) and a user device. In use, the CSP establishes an over the air (OTA) communication session with the user device. Additionally, the CSP uses the OTA communication session to send information to the user device for storage thereof on the user device. Further, the CSP accesses data stored by the user device, using the information stored on the user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Blumkine
  • Patent number: 11095533
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for implementing a marketplace for edge computing. In use, a service request is received, at a network communication operator, from a first entity, the service request comprising an edge computing operator of an edge computing service, wherein the first entity is one of a request originator, a customer using a software service, a software service operator providing the software service, or a cloud computing operator providing a computing service to the software service. Additionally, the service request is distributed to at least one second entity, using the network communication operator, wherein the at least one second entity includes at least one of a first request mediator or a second request mediator. Further, the service request is distributed, using the network communication operator, to the edge computing operator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 11044146
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for training an AI-based network management system, in accordance with one embodiment. In use, log data and first network configuration data are received for a first configuration of a communication network. Additionally, second network configuration data is received for a second configuration of the communication network. Further, simulated log data is produced for the second configuration of the communication network, based on the log data and the second network configuration data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 11044153
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for damping a feedback load-change in a communication network managed by an automatic network management system. In use, a first load change of a first communication network is determined of a first communication network. Additionally, a first configuration change is determined of a first communication network based on the first load change of the first communication network. A first tag record is created of the first communication network based on the first load change of the first communication network and the first configuration change of the first communication network. The first tag record of the first communication network is communicated to a second communication network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 10972345
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for evaluating confidence level of predicting a network situation in a communication network managed using artificial intelligence. In use, for a configuration of a communication network, at least one network situation is determined requiring a change of the configuration of the communication network. A minimal configuration time period is determined required to implement the change of the configuration of the communication network. Additionally, a detection entity including a first classifier is determined that includes one or more event log data associated with the configuration of the communication network, and that further includes a prediction of an occurrence of a particular network situation of the at least one network situation. Further, a first confidence level of the detection entity is determined, the first confidence level representing, at least in part, a probability of the prediction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 10951485
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for operating a multi-stage artificial intelligence (AI) analysis in a communication network. In use, first log data of network activity of the communication network is acquired based on a first set of monitoring rules. A network situation is detected in log data by an artificial intelligence (AI) system using an AI-model. A confidence level is computed associated with the detection of the network situation. Additionally, it is determined whether the confidence level surpasses a predefined value, and when it is determined that the confidence level does not surpass the predefined value, second log data of the network activity of the communication network is acquired based on an additional set of monitoring rules. Further, the detection of the network situation, the computation of the confidence level, and the determination whether the confidence level surpasses the predefined level are each repeated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 10936721
    Abstract: As described herein, a system, method, and computer program are provided for splitting and distributing a privileged software system into dependent components in order to deliver better security. In use, a privilege system is separated into n components of at least three components, wherein each of the n components runs on a separate machine, and a number up to t components may be controlled in an adversarial manner without compromising the privilege system, t components being at least two components and less than the n components. A power of a privilege is distributed among the n components. Additionally, one or more actions are performed within the privileged system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Daniel Sela
  • Patent number: 10938650
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for improving a quality of experience based on artificial intelligence. In use, a first network provider associated with a first user is determined. Additionally, a first parameter of the first user using the first network provider is determined, and a second parameter, of the first user using a second network provider is determined. Moreover, it is determined that the second parameter exceeds the first parameter, and based on the determination that the second parameter exceeds the first parameter, a recommendation is received to switch from the first network provider to the second network provider. Further, a first input is received to switch from the first network provider to the second network provider, and a device is reconfigured to switch from the first network provider to the second network provider.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 10897400
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for determining dynamic subnetworks in a communication network. In use, a plurality of network entities of a communication network is determined. Additionally, measurements of an amount of interaction between pairs of network entities of the plurality of network entities are collected. Further, at least one division characteristic is determined, and an intersection between the measurements and the at least one division characteristic is determined. Moreover, at least one border of a subnetwork of the communication network is determined, where the at least one border is based on the intersection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 10880185
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for a determining a network situation in a communication network. In use, at least one threshold value of at least one operational parameter of a communication network is obtained, the at least one operational parameter representing at least one operational status of at least one of a computational device or a communication device. Additionally, log data of the communication network is obtained, the log data containing at least one value of the at least one operational parameter reported by at least one network entity of the communication network. The at least one value of the at least one operational parameter of the log data is compared with a corresponding threshold value of the at least one threshold value to form a detection of a network situation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 10880182
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for automatically pruning rules in an AI-based network management system. In operation, a network configuration identifier is defined for a configuration of a communication network in an AI-based network management system. Log data is collected of the communication network, and the log data is associated with the network configuration identifier. Next, training data is created for a first AI-engine for the network configuration identifier, based on the log data associated with the network configuration identifier. The one or more rules are associated with the network configuration identifier. Additionally, at least one rule of the one or more rules are provided to a second AI-engine used by the AI-based network management system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 10846141
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for automatic labeling of training and testing data in a communication system. In use, log data of a communication network is received, the log data including one or more parameters associated with an operation of network entities and a time of reporting. Additionally, the log data is stored in a log data set. At least one definition of at least one network situation is received. Further, a scan of the log data set by the time range is restricted and values of the one or more parameters of a first entry of the log data are compared with the at least one condition. It is determined that the values satisfy the at least one condition, whereupon, a first detected network situation is determined, the first entry of the log data is selected, and the first entry of the log data is automatically labeled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Eyal Felstaine, Nimrod Sandlerman
  • Patent number: 10764150
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for preparing multi-feed of log data in an AI-managed communication system. In use, log data of a communication network is obtained and a plurality of artificial intelligence (AI) models are obtained. The log data is analyzed with a first AI model of the plurality of AI models to detect at least one occurrence of a respective classifier. A first confidence level for the first AI model is computed. A reduced log data feed is formed by eliminating at least one parameter from the log data. Further, a second confidence level for the first AI model is calculated by repeating the analysis of the log data, the computation of the first confidence level, and the formation of the reduced log data feed until at least one: the second confidence level is lower than the first confidence level, or the second confidence level reaches a threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 10764323
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for isolating services of a communication network in response to a distributed denial of service attack. In use, an indication of a detection of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack directed at one or more resources of a communication network is received. Additionally, at least one first network service associated with the communication network that is subject to the DDoS attack is identified. Further, the at least one first network service associated with the communication network that is subject to the DDoS attack is isolated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Eyal Felstaine, Ofer Hermoni, Itzik Kitroser, Shmuel Ur
  • Patent number: 10756970
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for automatic reconfiguration of a communication network. In use, a scoring function, a scoring goal, and data of a first network situation of a communication network are obtained. An initial network entity associated with the first network situation, and an initial parameter associated with the first network situation are selected. Additionally, a migration of the initial network entity is planned to prevent the initial parameter from reaching a predefined threshold to form a network reconfiguration. Further, a score value of the network reconfiguration using the scoring function is computed, and it is determined that the score value does not match the scoring goal. Moreover, the method is repeated until the score value matches the scoring goal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ofer Hermoni, Nimrod Sandlerman, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 10749905
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for providing security in Network Function Virtualization (NFV) based communication networks and Software Defined Networks (SDNs). In use, a system implements one or more network changes or security configuration changes to an NFV based communication network or a SDN to change an attack surface. In one embodiment, implementing the one or more network changes or security configuration changes to the NFV based communication network or the SDN may occur periodically to change the attack surface. In another embodiment, implementing the one or more network changes or the security configuration changes to the NFV based communication network or the SDN to change the attack surface may occur based on detection of a malicious event or a suspicious event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Daniel Sela, Ofer Hermoni, Yosef Asaf Hermush, Eyal Felstaine
  • Patent number: 10700946
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for automatically certifying a Virtual Network Function (VNF) for use in a Network Function Virtualization based (NFV-based) communication network. In use, an online automated VNF certification system receives information associated with at least one VNF. Further, the online automated VNF certification system performs a first level of certification for the at least one VNF by validating metadata corresponding to the information associated with the at least one VNF. Additionally, the online automated VNF certification system performs a second level of certification for the at least one VNF, including testing deployment based functionality associated with the at least one VNF and validating results of testing the deployment based functionality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Andrei Kojukhov, Alla Goldner, Rami Avraham Schwartz, Eyal Felstaine, Liat Kasif Wein, Ofer Hermoni
  • Patent number: 10606718
    Abstract: According to one aspect of the present invention there is provided a system, method, and computer program product for recovering from a network failure in a communication network using network function virtualization (NFV-based network), the method including: selecting a first network component of the NFV-based network, detecting at least one probable failure of the first network component, selecting a second network component to be used for replacing the instance of the VNF in the first network component prior to a failure of the first network component, and securing at least one resource of the selected second network component for the other instance of the VNF and maintaining, in the selected second network component, an updated copy of data associated with the instance of the VNF in the first network component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: AMDOCS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Nimrod Sandlerman, Ofer Hermoni, Eyal Felstaine