• A system intended to thwart unauthorized access to or from a private network that is often used to prevent unauthorized users from accessing private networks connected to the internet.  1
  • A set of related programs that protect the resources of a private network from users from other networks.  2


  1. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  2. Kroll Ontrack, Glossary of Terms
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