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hardening

 [hahr´den-ing]
2. the process of making more firm.
hardening of arteries popular term for arteriosclerosis.
work hardening see work hardening.

har·den·ing

(har'den-ing),
1. A condition of lessened reactions to allergens from repeated or prolonged nontherapeutic exposure, similar to hyposensitization.
2. Any procedure in tissue preparation for examinations (for example, sectioning for microscopy) that renders the tissue firmer.

hardening

Biochemistry
Hydrogenation of the unsaturated fatty acids in triglycerides into saturated fatty acids.

hard·en·ing

(hahrd'ĕn-ing)
1. A condition of lessened reactions to allergens from repeated or prolonged nontherapeutic exposure, similar to hyposensitization.
2. Any procedure in tissue preparation for examinations, such as sectioning for microscopy, which renders the tissue firmer.

hard·en·ing

(hahrd'ĕn-ing)
A condition of lessened reactions to allergens from repeated or prolonged nontherapeutic exposure, similar to hyposensitization.
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System Hardening Checklist Category Hardening Checklist Preparation and Physical -If machine is a new install, protect it Security from hostile network traffic until the operating system is installed and hardened.
Knowing that, you can focus on those two points of entry for system hardening and access control while increasing additional monitoring mechanisms to be on the lookout for suspicious activity coming from those sources should they become compromised.
For example, Bastille Linux is a free Linux system hardening script that disables and reconfigures software packages based on a comprehensive barrage of questions about the precise role and needs of your system.
Among the critical investments the Cost of Capital would support: $21B towards electric and gas safety and reliability and increased system hardening; $4B towards new gas pipelines and electric powerlines; $1B toward power generation, and; $2B toward information technology, equipment, and other facilities.
Other solutions include concepts like blacklisting (use of antivirus), whitelisting, system management, system hardening, keeping systems regularly updated and following a zone-and-conduit strategy as additional measures.
The Electrical T&D market was also a standout, driven by transmission projects and system hardening initiatives.

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