Quarantine network for wireless devices

Utility Patent Grant (B1)

June 30, 2020

Source: USPTO via Sqoop

Assignees: AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

Applicants: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Inventors: Andrew Jay Roths

A system and method for a quarantine network for a personal rea network are provided. A plurality of devices that are connected to a first personal area network are identified. A first device is designated as being authorized to communicate using the first personal area network and a second device of the plurality of devices is designated as not being authorized to communicate using the first personal area network. The first device is instructed to disconnect from the first personal area network. Communications with the second device are ceased. After ceasing communication with the second device, the second device continues to be connected to the first personal area network. It is then determined that the first device is connected to a second personal area network. The first device is instructed the first device to use a network key for communications with a network controller.