. https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/ncsc-cross-domain-solutions-industry-pilot
blog article
Will I ever be able to safely connect my IT system to other IT systems that I don't own, and probably don't trust? This key question is one that the NCSC is asked frequently. We know that there is a growing need and diversity of reasons for wanting to connect different computer networks together, and we recognise that we need to constantly keep our understanding of the security risks involved up to date. We also need to maintain our understanding of the security properties and usability of the commercial technology currently available so that we can offer the best informed advice to our customers which benefits their business and enables them to do their jobs. Within the NCSC we call the technology that connects together systems where the level of trust is either different or unknown a Cross Domain Solution or CDS. We are currently running a pilot study on Cross Domain Solutions with the aim of reassessing our current approaches to assuring and assessing CDS technologies. READ MORE