Reply to post: Re: Whoa, hang on

This is your captain speaking ... or is it?

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Re: Whoa, hang on

It's not like it's exactly complicated to implement a hard one way link to feed speed/altitude/heading/location with zero possibility of anything going the other way.

This.

Hell, at [redacted] we implemented an exchange between secure and nonsecure parts of the ground network where the nonsecure part would ask for new data using an SNMP packet, and the secure part would eject the data as needed. It's not rocket science!

All these airgap theatrics seem to come from people who are entirely unsure that a computer can be designed to be a controlled, manageable and entirely inspectable device (yeah that costs), not some weird semi-intelligent goodie cobbled together by crazed junior coders in self-modifying JavaScript (yeah that costs a lot less).

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