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NEWS - 25/04/2024


Safeguarding Data Centers: Implementing Secure KVM and IP Remote Access Solutions Effectively. A Deep Dive into Secure KVM Technology and IP Remote Access Solutions

Mediatron Marketing Team. 






In the ever-evolving landscape of data center security, government and military agencies stand at the forefront, facing relentless cyber threats. To fortify their defenses, agencies turn to cutting-edge technologies such as Raritan Secure Switches (RSS), certified to meet the latest NIAP Protection Profile requirements for Peripheral Sharing Devices version 4.0. This certification underscores RSS's role as a proven desktop access solution, offering robust protection against cyber intrusion.


Raritan Secure Switches: A Shield Against Cyber Intrusion

Raritan's Secure Switch 4.0 boasts a range of features tailored to meet the stringent security needs of government and military agencies. Available in two, four, or eight-port configurations, these switches offer secure desktop access for systems at multiple classification levels. With options for Common Access Card (CAC) authentication and support for dual monitor setups, Raritan adapts to diverse operational requirements.


Key features of Raritan Secure Switches include:


  • Lab Tested for NIAP Version 4.0 Protection Profile: Certified to meet the strict requirements of the 4.0 Protection Profile, Raritan Secure Switches ensure comprehensive protections for secure desktop access and safe use of shared peripherals.

  • Multi-level Physical and Logical Security Defenses: By enforcing strict isolation between computers at different classification levels, Raritan prevents unauthorized access. Tamper-resistant operation and firmware locked down to prevent unauthorized modification further enhance security.

  • Digital Video with HDMI or DisplayPort: To accommodate the diverse technology landscape of government and military environments, Raritan supports various digital video formats, including high-definition and 4K Ultra HD resolutions.

  • Secure USB Device Control: Recognizing the security risks posed by USB technology, Raritan implements stringent controls to prevent unauthorized peripheral connections and data breaches. 



  • ATEN Secure KVM Solutions: Fortifying Multi-layer Security

    In parallel, ATEN offers Secure KVM Switches compliant with NIAP Common Criteria standards, providing stringent desktop security and advanced user data protection features. These switches cater to a wide range of industries, including government, healthcare, and finance, where safeguarding sensitive information is paramount.


    ATEN Secure KVM Switches feature:



    For organizations considering the adoption of Secure KVM and IP remote access solutions, effective implementation is crucial. Here are some key tips:


    1. Comprehensive Assessment: Conduct a thorough risk assessment to identify security vulnerabilities and compliance requirements.

    2. Vendor Evaluation: Choose reputable vendors with certified solutions that meet industry standards and compliance regulations.

    3. Configuration and Training: Implement robust security configurations and provide comprehensive training to administrators on security best practices.

    4. Regular Audits and Monitoring: Establish proactive monitoring and auditing mechanisms to detect and respond to security incidents promptly.


    By incorporating these tips and leveraging the capabilities of Secure KVM and IP remote access solutions, organizations can bolster their data center security posture, safeguarding critical infrastructure and sensitive information against evolving cyber threats.