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Sheep Dipping

Sheep Dipping refers to the use of a computer isolated from the main network with one or more anti-virus/anti-malware programs installed to check removable media for viruses or malware. The flash drives, portable hard discs, memory cards, CDs, etc. must clear this ‘hurdle’ before being allowed near the other computers or into a high security computing environment.

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