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Firewall may refer to:

  • Firewall (construction), a physical barrier inside a building or vehicle, designed to limit the spread of fire, heat and structural collapse
  • Firewall (networking), a logical barrier designed to prevent unauthorized or unwanted communications between sections of a computer network
  • Firewall (film), a 2006 action film written by Joe Forte, starring Harrison Ford
  • Firewall (novel), a novel by Henning Mankell, featuring Kurt Wallander
  • Chinese wall, a zone of non-communication between distinct sections of a business, in order to prevent possible (and probable) conflict of interest
  • The Alberta Agenda, also known as the Alberta Firewall, a political proposal for the Canadian province

This article is about firewalls used in construction. ... Fire is a self-sustaining oxidation process accompanied by heat and light in the form of a glow or flames. ... In physics, heat, symbolized by Q, is defined as energy in transit. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Firewall is a 2006 American action/thriller film directed by Richard Loncraine and written by Joe Forte. ... Firewall is the ninth novel in the Kurt Wallander series, by Swedish author Henning Mankell. ... In business, Chinese Walls are information barriers implemented within firms to seperate and isolate persons who make investment decisions from persons who are privy to undisclosed material information which may influence those decisions. ... The Alberta Agenda was a letter penned by prominent Albertans, amongst them Stephen Harper and Ted Morton, urging Albertas Premier, Ralph Klein, to fully exercise Albertas constitutional powers. ...

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Firewalls - definition of Firewalls in Encyclopedia (218 words)
Such firewalls form the built-up equivalent of firebreaks in a landscape.
Firewalls are also found in specially prepared cars for competition use.
Firewalls have to be fitted so that they form a complete seal — usually this is done by bonding the metal sheet to the bodywork using fiberglass resin.
Firewalls FAQ (14948 words)
Firewalls are no longer solely in the hands of those who design and implement security systems; even security-conscious end-users have them at home.
Firewall policies must be realistic and reflect the level of security in the entire network.
In the case of firewalls, a data driven attack is a concern since it may get through the firewall in data form and launch an attack against a system behind the firewall.
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