Shifting the paradigm
The general approach to cyber security that is still pervasive today relies upon knowledge of how attacks occur, cataloging and managing known attacks and attempting to prevent further attacks by applying many different kinds of software and hardware solutions in creative combinations. But this is backward and counterproductive. If it is necessary to know how you’re going to be attacked in order to defend yourself, you’ve already lost.
That Which is not specifically authorized is prohibited
We approached this paradigm shift with the assumption that the largely accepted views on cyber security are based on ill-founded decisions. We believe there can be no real security on top of inherently insecure foundations. Opal OS rewrites the rules of cyber engagement to break the endless cycle of reactive security, and in the process reduce the need for proactive security by providing a secure foundation.