ITWorld: How to bridge and secure air gap networks

The state of the art on Air Gap networks is changing with both better protective¬† technologies and sneakier threats that take advantage of some very elegant and extreme hacks.¬†One of the more interesting security best practices is about to get turned on its head, thanks to some cutting-edge research at a small Israeli think tank and elsewhere. The notion is called an “air gap network” and the idea is to isolate a PC from the big bad Internet and any other communications networks so as to have complete security with the information that resides therein.

I talk about some of the latest research coming out of Israel on how to defeat these networks in a piece for ITWorld today.

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