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Can you provide some examples of OT domains where Data Diodes are deployed?

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Can you provide some examples of OT domains where Data Diodes are deployed -(SCADA?EMS/ADMS.. etc.)?

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I have only used diodes to protect plant control systems and get as much outbound data types as needed.

I have not seen implementation in SCADA systems for EMS or DMS except where a specific device like a Digital Disturbance Recorder is sending data back to a control center. The diode work fine for this application since it is only data acquisition but fully protects the DDR.

Mark Prince

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