Air Gapping

Air gapping is a security mechanism that ensures a computer is isolated from unsecured networks to prevent hacking attacks. An air-gapped computer is physically segregated from other computers and cannot connect wirelessly or physically with other network or computer devices. Air gaps help protect the computer from malicious attacks or ransomware. When there is a need to make a transfer on the air-gapped computer, the data is copied to a removable device such as a USB device. The user then connects the USB device to another computer. This ensures that only a few trusted users can access the computer, protecting it from cyber-attacks.

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