XD Guardian
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XD Guardian™ brings proven, accredited cross-domain solution capabilities to customers around the world, including government, defence, critical national infrastructure, and commercial organisations.

Raise-the Bar Compliant Exportable Cross Domain Solution

With its unmatched flexibility, reduced costs, and high performance, XD Guardian brings cross domain information transfer to every industry. The functional equivalent of XD Bridge, XD Guardian is exportable and available for use by:

  • Coalition operations
  • Government and defence
  • Commercial, industrial, and utility organisations
  • System integrators with commercial and/or international business

A dual-guard, quad-diode cross domain appliance, XD Guardian:

  • Provides strong security at each system layer: hardware, operating system, and filters
  • Supports both unidirectional and fully bi-directional transfer modes
  • Features best-in-class performance with 1 Gb network interfaces delivering high throughput, low latency data transfer

The most cost-effective cross domain solution (CDS) in the market today, XD Guardian is available in a standard 1U 19″ rack-mountable configuration for use in enterprise applications or in remote or isolated environments. Depending on your application requirements, multiple tactical forms factors are also possible.

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File type whitelist/blacklist

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Antivirus scanning

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XML schema validation

Operating Conditions

OPERATING TEMPERATURE
-10° to 50°C

STORAGE TEMPERATURE
-40° to 70°C

ALTITUDE (Unpressurized)
4,600 m. (15,000 ft.)

HUMIDITY
Maximum 90% non-condensing relative humidity

Power Supply

132W @ idle, 220W maximum
100-240 VAC, 5.5-2.5A, 47-63Hz

Supported Protocols

Storage

Mounting System

Vibration

Shock

Cooling System

750 BTU max and 450 BTU typical

Approvals

Chassis

Chassis Size

18.875″ x 26″ x 1.75″

Network Connectivity

ISO

Unit Weight

18.5 lb

Mean Time Between Failure

Local Administration

Operating Systems

Software

Connection

Integration

Compatibility

All diode purchases include 1 year’s software and hardware support; however, extended support plans are available.

Meets Rigorous Certification Standards

XD Guardian is Owl’s non-ITAR encumbered Cross Domain Solution (CDS) that is RTB compliant and certified for use in non-National Security System (NSS) infrastructures. It is also undergoing a second LBSA evaluation, sponsored by MDA, for the FMS program for use by foreign nation military and intelligence organizations.  XD Guardian is exportable for commercial deployments worldwide in organizations that require military-grade data transfer assurance.

Filters are available for both file transfer and streaming protocols.

The XD Guardian file transfer filter can perform:

  • File type whitelist/blacklist
  • Antivirus scanning
  • XML schema validation

To meet unique requirements, the product’s design enables rapid development of data-filtering capabilities, including custom security policies and filters. In addition, Owl offers a two-day filter development course that enables customers or integrators to easily develop custom filters.

XD Guardian™ provides a flexible, modular platform for deploying cross domain data transfer filters. Certified filters exist for file transfer and streaming applications. The architecture allows additional special purpose filters to be developed and deployed as requirements evolve.

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Testimonials

Discover what customers say about our diode products, services and related applications.

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4Secure support Panoptech in the delivery of Secure Transmission Networks into Law Enforcement. With Panoptech owning and managing the largest secure network infrastructure in the UK, it was great to work with 4Secure to provide data diode connectivity to our customers. Over the coming years, we look to roll out more of this type of network to our existing and new clients using 4secure as a trusted partner. The team at 4Secure are a key part of our supply chain and work very closely with us delivering a capability that we can all be proud of and know that we are able to work together to deliver what the customer needs.

Kevin McDonald
Managing Director & Chairman
Panoptech
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I worked with the team at 4secure on a cross-domain security project, helpful, knowledgeable and efficient. Definitely added value and reduced the risk on the project.

Project Manager
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FAQs & Resources

We’ve put together a series of FAQs, Case Studies and Use Cases detailing the best practice and implementation of our tools and technology.

TrustedFilter™ Transport Layer Security (4TLS™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Transport Layer Security (4TLS™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ Bi-Directional Transfer (4BDT™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Bi-Directional Transfer (4BDT™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ Multi Channel Transfer (4MCT™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Multi Channel Transfer (4MCT™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ Message Queue Transport (4MQT™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Message Queue Transport (4MQT™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ XML JSON Scanner (4XJS™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ XML JSON Scanner (4XJS™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ File Transfer (4SFT™) FAQs 6 May 2021
TrustedFilter™ File Transfer (4SFT™) FAQs

Use Cases

Cross-Domain Solutions in Defence: 12 Ways to Use Them 15 August 2022
Cross-Domain Solutions in Defence: 12 Ways to Use Them
Implementing a Secure File Transfer Service with 4SFT 31 May 2022
Implementing a Secure File Transfer Service with 4SFT
Multi Domains, Multiple Classifications into One Environment 6 May 2022
Multi Domains, Multiple Classifications into One Environment
Bi-directional Cross-Domain Enablement 27 April 2022
Bi-directional Cross-Domain Enablement
TrustedFilter™ Transport Layer Security (4TLS™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Transport Layer Security (4TLS™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ Bi-Directional Transfer (4BDT™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Bi-Directional Transfer (4BDT™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ Multi Channel Transfer (4MCT™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Multi Channel Transfer (4MCT™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ Message Queue Transport (4MQT™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Message Queue Transport (4MQT™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ XML JSON Scanner (4XJS™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ XML JSON Scanner (4XJS™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ File Transfer (4SFT™) FAQs 6 May 2021
TrustedFilter™ File Transfer (4SFT™) FAQs

Case Studies

Cross-Domain Solutions in Defence: 12 Ways to Use Them 15 August 2022
Cross-Domain Solutions in Defence: 12 Ways to Use Them
Implementing a Secure File Transfer Service with 4SFT 31 May 2022
Implementing a Secure File Transfer Service with 4SFT
Multi Domains, Multiple Classifications into One Environment 6 May 2022
Multi Domains, Multiple Classifications into One Environment
Bi-directional Cross-Domain Enablement 27 April 2022
Bi-directional Cross-Domain Enablement
TrustedFilter™ Transport Layer Security (4TLS™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Transport Layer Security (4TLS™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ Bi-Directional Transfer (4BDT™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Bi-Directional Transfer (4BDT™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ Multi Channel Transfer (4MCT™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Multi Channel Transfer (4MCT™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ Message Queue Transport (4MQT™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ Message Queue Transport (4MQT™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ XML JSON Scanner (4XJS™) FAQs 4 August 2021
TrustedFilter™ XML JSON Scanner (4XJS™) FAQs
TrustedFilter™ File Transfer (4SFT™) FAQs 6 May 2021
TrustedFilter™ File Transfer (4SFT™) FAQs

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