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1. (WO2018064431) DYNAMIC PROVISIONING OF A FIREWALL ROLE TO USER DEVICES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/064431    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/054199
Publication Date: Fri Apr 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 30 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H04L 29/06
Applicants: T-MOBILE USA, INC.
Inventors: OBAIDI, Ahmad Arash
Title: DYNAMIC PROVISIONING OF A FIREWALL ROLE TO USER DEVICES
Abstract:
A system and method of providing security service to a mobile traffic network are provided. A local network group comprising a plurality of user devices that are subscribed to the security service is created. One of the plurality of the user devices is selected to act as a firewall for the plurality of user devices of the local network group. The selected user device is provisioned to act as a firewall for the local network group. A message is sent to the plurality of user devices of the local network group to route communication through the selected user device via a short range wireless communication technology.