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Mind the Air Gap: Pros and Cons of Network Separation

Mind the Air Gap: Pros and Cons of Network Separation

Information Security
Mind the Air Gap: Pros and Cons of Network Separation The Singaporean Government recently completed the task of disconnecting staff computers at public healthcare facilities from the internet. Disconnecting the staff computers from the internet, also known as internet surfing separation, network separation or air-gapping, is aimed at preventing cyberattacks, Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Heansaid at an engineering conference. The announcement of air-gapping or network separation at the public healthcare facilities in Singapore came on the heels of a major cyberattack at the Singapore Health Services (SingHealth), the country’s largest group of healthcare institutions. Singapore’s Ministry of Health, in a statement, said, non-medical personally identifiable information of more than 1.5 million patients who visited SingHealth’s outpatient clinics and polyclinics from May 1, 2015 to July 4, 2018 were…
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Tag: network separation

Mind the Air Gap: Pros and Cons of Network Separation

Mind the Air Gap: Pros and Cons of Network Separation

Information Security
Mind the Air Gap: Pros and Cons of Network Separation The Singaporean Government recently completed the task of disconnecting staff computers at public healthcare facilities from the internet. Disconnecting the staff computers from the internet, also known as internet surfing separation, network separation or air-gapping, is aimed at preventing cyberattacks, Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Heansaid at an engineering conference. The announcement of air-gapping or network separation at the public healthcare facilities in Singapore came on the heels of a major cyberattack at the Singapore Health Services (SingHealth), the country’s largest group of healthcare institutions. Singapore’s Ministry of Health, in a statement, said, non-medical personally identifiable information of more than 1.5 million patients who visited SingHealth’s outpatient clinics and polyclinics from May 1, 2015 to July 4, 2018 were…
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