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Definition[]

A security filter is

[a] set of software or firmware routines and techniques employed in a computer system to prevent automatic forwarding of specified data over unprotected links or to unauthorized persons.[1]
[a] trusted subsystem that enforces a security policy on the data that pass through it.[2]

References[]

  1. Auditing and Financial Management: Glossary of EDP Terminology, at 15.
  2. Department of Defense, National Computer Security Center, Glossary of Computer Security Terms (NCSC-TG-004, Ver. 1) (Oct. 21, 1988).

See also[]

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