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Sep 8 2017   8:45PM GMT

air gapping

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

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Faraday
malware
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Air gapping is a security measure that involves isolating a computer or network and preventing it from establishing an external connection. Continued…

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“One of the most effective defenses against large scale cyberattacks on critical infrastructure is to establish separate, air-gapped networks that provide a physical line of defense.” – Ken Spinner

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This is a type of malware designed to obtain administrator-level access to the victim’s system.
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