Guards are not Air Gaps

Guards are not Air Gaps December 2014 “An air gap is a network security measure that consists of ensuring that a secure computer network is physically isolated from unsecured networks, such as the public Internet or an unsecured local area network.” ...

Validating the Payload

Validating the Payload November 2014 In the blog Secure Delivery of a Payload we discussed how secure information exchange consists of two distinct elements: the information you need to convey – the payload, and the technical method used to carry the payload – the...

Secure Delivery of a Payload via a Protocol Break

Secure Delivery of a Payload via a Protocol Break October 2014 A secure information exchange consists of two distinct elements: the information you need to convey – the payload, and the technical method used to carry the payload – the protocol. Attackers wishing to...

Diodes are Diodes, Guards are Guards

Diodes are Diodes, Guards are Guards September 2014 Over the last 3-5 years Data Diodes have grown in popularity as a solution for moving data between isolated networks. With this has come creative marketing to leverage the term ‘Diode’ for solutions that...

Diode Applications: Secure Printing

Diode Applications: Secure Printing November 2013 In this blog series, I have been exploring applications for Data Diodes.  This week, I look at the issue of printing between different networks. Printing is an everyday necessity for businesses. In order for employees...