Harden

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Harden

1. To secure a computer system to make it more likely to withstand an attack from a hacker.

2. See: Hard asset.
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Harden has bought some antiques for the store, including purchasing back the original counters that were in the store.
When both the strain rate dependent exponent M and the strain hardening factor N increase, the material hardens less quickly with strain and strain rate, and under the same applied force, the indentation depth increases.
Worm Vaccine is the industry's first tool that hardens internal networks before new vulnerabilities are published and exploited.