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Data Diode

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A data diode (also referred to as a unidirectional gateway, deterministic one-way boundary device or unidirectional network) is a network appliance or device allowing data to travel only in one direction.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-82 Rev. 2