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(colloquial) the application of maximum thrust

(computing) a security system consisting of a combination of hardware and software that limits the exposure of a computer or computer network to attack from crackers

a fireproof (or fire-resistant) wall designed to prevent the spread of fire through a building or a vehicle

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For the first time the open source and hobbyist coder community will be able to try out their own scripts and experiment in real time on their own pocket version of a hardware firewall.
Yoggie Security Systems, a developer of hardware-based personal security computer solutions, announced on 11 November that it has launched its new Open Firewall Pico and Open Firewall SOHO, which are open hardware firewalls based on Yoggie's Gatekeeper technology.
Network Associates Inc is to offer hardware firewalls, bundled with its own antivirus software, to small and medium sized businesses under a partnership with Check Point Software Technologies Ltd that was announced yesterday.
Most corporations today address this concern via various security tools-login/password, hardware tokens for authentication, virtual private networks (VPN) for data encryption, hardware firewalls at corporate locations for data packet filtering, and antivirus software on remote PCs.
a provider of comprehensive Internet security solutions, has signed an initiative in which BellSouth will offer SonicWALL security solutions to BellSouth FastAccess Internet Service business customers seeking a hardware firewall solution.
Sophisticated protection systems use both types of safeguards, but at a cost of from $500 to $4,000+, most hardware firewall solutions are beyond the budget of individual users.
Contract award: Delivery, installation and configuration of the hardware firewall in the form of: a cluster of devices publishing services team blade servers to the Internet and a device that can access the Internet users of these servers with full wiring within the project "Portal of Science" for the Institute of Intelligent Information Systems Technical University of Czestochowa.
Hardware firewall is built-in in our intelligent MivaShuttle to protect video privacy from hackers," said Liu.
a provider of public VPN services since 2001 has released a third generation Tiny Hardware Firewall at http://www.
But if you have a broadband connection--a cable or DSL line running to a network card in your PC--it's good to have a hardware firewall between the modem and that card in your machine.
Leading hardware firewall vendors include SonicWall (www.
To be SSAE compliant, a hosting provider should offer SSL capability, enterprise-level, application level protection, hardware firewall, IP-restricted FTP, managed backups with 14-day retention, advanced monitoring and multi-level intrusion prevention.
Contract notice: Delivery, installation and configuration of the hardware firewall in the form of a cluster of devices publishing services team blade servers to the internet and a device that can access the internet users of these servers with full wiring within the project portal of science for the institute of intelligent information systems technical university of czestochowa.
The Tiny Hardware Firewall is a sub credit card sized mobile security endpoint that protects the user's devices from hacking attacks and malware by shielding them behind a hardened hardware firewall while leveraging the 256bit AES VPN and cloud based anti malware infrastructure of HotSpotVPN.