NextLabs Awarded Five Additional U.S. Patents for Mitigation of Information Risk, Cyber Attacks, and Intellectual Property Theft

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NextLabs is credited with the creation of innovative policy systems to mitigate information risk and protect data.

NextLabs, Inc., the leading provider of policy-driven Information Risk Management software for large enterprises, today announced that the U.S. Patent Office has awarded five (5) additional patents (patent no. 8,677,499, 8,621,549, 8,661,003, 8,640,191, and 8,627,490) to NextLabs for creating an innovative policy system and technology to automate the safeguarding of information sharing and mitigate information risk. These patents are amongst many from founder & CEO, Keng Lim, and other members of NextLabs who are defining the next generation policy system to mitigate information risk and combat cyber-attacks. To view the entire collection of NextLabs’ patent, please click

The following patents were granted to NextLabs by the U.S. Patent Office:

1.    Enforcing and Automating Information Control Using Policies in a Distributed Environment (8,621,549)
2.    Enforcing Document Control Using Policies in a Distributed Information Management System (8,627,490)
3.    Techniques and System to Optimize Policy Deployment - Inspecting Code and Reducing Code Size Associated to a Target (8,640,191)
4.    Technique and System to Improve Policy Performance in an Information Management System (8,661,003)
5.    Enforcing Access Control Policies on Servers in an Information Management System (8,677,499)

With the addition of these five patents, NextLabs has a total of 18 patents awarded and more than 30 patents pending that cover key technology areas:

  •     Policy Evaluation, Distribution, and Optimization
  •     Automation of Risk Mitigation Procedures and Information Sharing Safeguards
  •     Policy-based Approach to Protect Data Shared Using Digital Rights Protection Technique
  •     Enforcement of Dynamic Access and Usage Control
  •     Technique for Audit, Usage Analysis and Event Correlation

Collectively, these innovations form the foundation of the NextLabs Control Center platform, providing capabilities to automate information sharing safeguards and mitigation of information risk. NextLabs' innovations enable policies to be defined centrally, be efficiently and optimally distributed, and automate enforcement of various information controls at the data level across key enterprise applications.

Further, NextLabs has a breadth of information risk management solutions that automate information controls and compliance procedures across all key business processes to enable safe global collaboration and prevent wrongful disclosure to sensitive and non-public information. NextLabs’ technology and product strategy firmly aligns with the National Strategy for Information Sharing and Safeguarding anchored on the National Security Strategy.

Quote: Keng Lim, Founder and CEO of NextLabs:

“NextLabs’ patent portfolio strategy is focused on breakthrough technologies that power our information risk management suite of products. Our leading edge policy system and our solutions are widely used by Fortune 100 corporations to automate the mitigation of information risk and safeguard information,” said Keng Lim, CEO of NextLabs. Keng continued, “The issuance of these patents underscores our culture of delivering new and innovative technologies. Our R&D accomplishments and strategic partnerships with other forward-thinking companies provide enterprises with the opportunity to shape the future of secure collaboration and information safety.”

About NextLabs

NextLabs®, Inc. is the leading provider of policy-driven Information Risk Management software for large enterprises. NextLabs’ software automates security controls and compliance procedures across all core business processes to enable safer global collaboration, safeguard information sharing, and prevent wrongful disclosure to sensitive and non-public information. We have helped many global business operations, and mitigate data breach while improving compliance and limiting information risk exposure. NextLabs’ partnerships with industry leaders such as IBM, SAP, Microsoft, Deloitte, HCL Axon, Adobe, HP, PTC and Siemens bring to market industry-focused information risk management solutions that combine industry best practices with turnkey applications, to meet customers’ governance, risk, and compliance requirements.

Note: NextLabs, the NextLabs Logo, Compliant Enterprise, the Compliant Enterprise Logo, Deep Event Inspection, 360 Degree Enforcement, and ACPL are trademarks or registered trademarks of NextLabs, Inc. in the United States. All other company, product, or service names mentioned may be trademarks or service marks of their respective companies.

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