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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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Although hardware firewalls tend to be more expensive than software firewalls, one of them can protect a whole network of computers.
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.
Once set up, the incremental cost for additional users is very low: their home computer, their monthly fee for high-speed Internet access and the cost of a hardware firewall at home (under $200).
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Hardware Firewall For Ac Records
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.
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a provider of public VPN services since 2001 has released a third generation Tiny Hardware Firewall at http://www.
mGuard industrial is a DIN-mounted hardware firewall device with virus protection, VPN and hardware encryption and audit and centralised SNMP-based management, intended for production environments.
A hardware firewall should stop all unrequested data from entering your PC or your network.
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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.
a provider of public VPN services since 2001 has released the Tiny Hardware Firewall at http://TinyHardwareFirewall.
The range offers both a contact and a contactless interface on a single chip as well as the company's smart card hardware firewall, with a memory management unit implemented on-chip, to allow secure separation of different applications from one another.