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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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If you have a dial-up connection--a modem on your regular telephone line--you need a software firewall to protect your system.
Protecting the IBM iSeries used to require a separate firewall server or appliance," said Greg Gotta, vice president, product delivery, Symantec Corporation.
If you purchase separate VPN and firewall products, the first thing you need to determine is how to integrate them with one another--as well as with your Network Address Translation (NAT), PKI, and routers.
In addition to adding processing capabilities inside the Barracuda Spam Firewall, Barracuda Networks has also significantly enhanced the image spam defense capabilities in its backend systems at Barracuda Central, an advanced technology operations center where engineers continually monitor the Internet for trends in spam and virus attacks, and develop strategies to mitigate those threats.
As with all Digex products and services, the new high-speed firewall will be available to all managed hosting and application customers served by WorldCom (Nasdaq: WCOM) through the WorldCom-Digex affiliation.
Barracuda Energize Updates then automatically arm each Barracuda Spam Firewall with the latest definitions.
The Switched Firewall Director is optimized to manage the complex, processing-intensive job of setting up and tearing down secure sessions.
We've been working with several large financial institutions recently that have helped us build specifications for the Firewall Module," said Terry Slattery, founder and CTO of Netcordia.
Kingsville Independent School District in Kingsville, Texas, implemented the Barracuda Spyware Firewall 410 earlier this year at all 12 school facilities in the district.
Using a powerful combination of outbound keyword and regular expression scanning, outbound whitelisting, as well as several advanced detection techniques, the Barracuda Spam Firewall - Outbound solutions help organizations and ISPs to ensure that all outgoing email is legitimate and virus-free.
Smaller vendors, however, are claiming that much of this is just marketing hype and that in reality the solutions from some of the large network firewall vendors provide no way near as much protection as those produced by smaller vendors such as Teros (soon to be part of Citrix) and F5.
com recommends the Barracuda Spyware Firewall for "organizations of any size" and highlights the product's hourly Energize Updates and overall performance and ease of use.
Both of Kerio's firewall products will be re-branded on an interim basis as the "Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall" and "Sunbelt Kerio ServerFirewall".