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Smart KVM Security Strategies
For Remote Workers
cont'd...

Figure 1: SIRA connections for remote access

IHSE's new Secure IP Remote
Access Gateway (SIRA) overcomes
the
problems
associated
with
security, accessibility, immediacy
and image quality of traditional
packetized remote IP-connection to
distant computers using client-server
models. SIRA's premise is simple
and straightforward.
It provides
KVM extension over an IP network
by extending keyboard, mouse,
USB and video signals; in the same
manner that IHSE's traditional KVM
extenders transfer signals. It means
that a remote operator can access
any desired computer, at any distance
away, using a keyboard and mouse as
though they were physically located
alongside that computer.
The signals passed between the
operator and computer retain full
integrity, have the highest possible
transmission rate and can be switched

on demand. Most importantly, total
system security is maintained. The
only data transferred over the network
is visual images and USB commands.
So it is impossible to mount cyberattacks that take operational control of
computers or plant malicious software.
The SIRA IP Gateway not only
enables workers to continue working
in the most secure and effective way
whilst isolated at home but permits
secondary back up facilities to be
created for use should the primary
center be compromised in any way. In
the current situation this may be when
an operator falls ill and the whole
control area needs to be evacuated
and cleaned before it may be used
again.
SIRA can be incorporated into an
existing IHSE KVM system or included
as part of a remote operating facility
as a point-to-point extender; allowing

Figure 2: Functional Diagram of SIRA remote connections

essential workers to access crucial
systems with total security, wherever
they happen to be. And ensure that
their organization remains operational
now and viable in the future.
Users require a system that is
simple to install and set up, flexible in
operation, compatible with all existing
equipment, offers best possible
performance and maximum security.
One that provides direct access to
a remote computer without the
delays and inconsistent performance
experienced in most client-server
setups. The Draco vario Secure
IP Remote Access Gateway (SIRA)
provides a solution to this critical
operational requirement. It operates
within two spheres of application
(Figure 2).
KVM matrix-connected
connectivity (ZONE 1-3)
As an extension to a larger Draco
tera KVM system to provide remote
access to the switch by a remote user
over an IP network. This configuration
gives the user full connection to all
source computer devices connected to
the Draco tera switch.
Standalone remote IP
configuration (ZONE A-B)
SIRA can operate in two modes:
single-session and multi-session.
In single-session mode a computer
with royalty-free soft client or
HTML5.0 Browser acts as the decoder
connected over an IP network to the
SIRA encoder located locally to a single
remote computer. Alternatively, a SIRA
decoder K488-UST may be used with a
standard video monitor, keyboard and
mouse, without requiring an additional
computer and soft client.
In multi-session mode, the SIRA
decoder K488-UST provides remote
access
to
multiple
individual
computers in mosaic layout over an
IP network. The SIRA decoder can
display several sources on a single
display using quad-split or picture-in-

picture image layouts. Images can be
spread and duplicated over multiple
user
monitors.
Interconnection
and transmission of information is
essentially at computer video, USB and
audio levels using the signals output
from, and input to, the computer
peripheral ports.
In operation, the user console,
comprising video screen, keyboard
and mouse, acts as though it is
directly connected to the appropriate
computer user interface ports. An
operator has direct control over the
computer using their own keyboard
and mouse.
Why consider SIRA when designing
a secure IP KVM system for
work-at-home environments
SIRA provides a convenient and
highly effective method of remotely
connecting to an existing KVM
switching infrastructure. The objective
of this configuration is to enable
a remote user to interact with all
computers on a direct connect KVM
infrastructure as though they were
physically located close to it. The user
can be given the same access rights
and accessibility to all computers on
the network as an associate connected
directly to the KVM switches with
the standalone solution, there is no
requirement for additional software
on the client or server devices to be
installed. All signal translation and
transmission processes are undertaken
within the SIRA encoder and decoder
devices or client software which
operates like a portable app with no
software installation.
In operation, the user console of
video screen, keyboard and mouse
device acts as though they were
directly connected to the appropriate
computer user interface ports.
Individual users are not limited to
single remote KVM installations
and can have access to multiple
KVM switches in different locations
provided with a local SIRA encoder.


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