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  • n. Plural form of firewall.


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  • We'll put up what they call firewalls to prevent the children from accessing the bad sites.

  • Centralized management of anti-virus and personal firewalls is also key to making sure your firm is adequately protected on all fronts.

    Blog | Xcentric

  • What kind of sense does it make to invest in firewalls, and of what value is Apple’s claim that Macs are inherently more secure, when all the data on one of my computers is now completely out of my control forever?

    Scripting News for 12/23/2007 « Scripting News Annex

  • However, Q1SQ then talks about firewalls, which is not part of the security settings!

    Japanese Windows Automatic Update user issues

  • That's why they're called firewalls and that's why it was/is good that she had built up such a huge lead in Ohio and Texas.

    SurveyUSA: Texas Primary A Dead Heat

  • And going through -- and at least all the polling showing Barack Obama heavily favored to win those and you talk about the Ohio and Texas being these so-called firewalls for the Clinton campaign.

    CNN Transcript Feb 12, 2008

  • The new breed of hacker has a bag full of tricks to get around the technology that companies historically have relied on to keep them safe, so-called firewalls that act like a fence around the company network.

    Beyond the Firewall

  • So-called firewalls that would make sure the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing are unrealistic to say the least.

    WIL WHEATON dot NET: 1.5: April 2002 Archives

  • "I understand that the Commission will recommend that within megabanks like Barclays, HSBC, or Royal Bank of Scotland, new legal barriers - or 'firewalls' - should be constructed," our correspondent said.

    BBC News - Home

  • It also bypasses firewalls, which is pretty nifty.

    The Boar's Head Tavern


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