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lock

 [lok]
1. a place, often airtight, where something is sealed in.
2. a device such as a clamp for holding something firmly in place.
heparin lock see heparin lock.

lock

(lok),
A device for holding or closing.

lock

Vox populi A device that prevents a particular action or activity. See Bloxham air lock, Heparin lock, Job lock, Vapor lock.

lock

(lok)
1. An enclosing, fastening, or securing device.
2. A mechanism that, when moved, permits or obstructs passage.
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Security Blanket goes even further by allowing an "undo" capability to reverse the hardening actions if applications are adversely affected by the lock down.
Dorch will discuss the lock down dilemma and best practices for hardening operating systems.
The Enterprise Edition supports industry standard and customized security lock down profiles in addition to baseline comparison reporting that quickly shows what has changed in the OS configuration between two different points in time.
Don Zimring, Las Virgenes Unified's assistant superintendent of business, said the lock downs were primarily a precaution but were something that may serve the school in a real emergency in the future.
His session titled "The System Administration Security Challenge" will address lock down and operating system security.
Since operating systems are not shipped with secure default configurations, as they are difficult to install, it requires system lock down to be done after the installation of the OS.
The officer was not hit, and the teen fled into Bull Creek wash about noon, prompting police to seal the surrounding area for four hours and lock down the campus as two search dogs and 50 police hunted for the gunman.
a government-focused information technology provider, are hosting a complimentary Webcast titled "Easy Linux Lock Down to Meet UNIX DISA STIGS" on April 2, 2008 at 11am EDT/8am PDT.
Previously, system administrators had to rely on limited open source solutions, expensive tools built into large security packages or lock down their operating systems manually.
2 Broadens Support to Meet Commercial and Federal Lock Down Profiles from DISA, SANS and Center for Internet Security