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Firewall may refer to:
- Firewall (construction), a barrier inside a building or vehicle, designed to limit the spread of fire, heat and structural collapse
- Firewall (engine), the part of a vehicle that separates the engine compartment from the rest of the vehicle
- Firewall (computing), a technological barrier designed to prevent unauthorized or unwanted communications between computer networks or hosts
- Personal firewall, often called a "firewall", is a very popular form of firewall designed to protect personal computers
- Firewall (physics), a hypothetical phenomenon where a freely falling observer spontaneously burns up at the horizon of a black hole
It may also refer to:
- Firewall, the alias of Lange (musician) (born 1974)
- Firewall (film), a 2006 thriller film written by Joe Forte, starring Harrison Ford
- Firewall (Henning Mankell novel), a 1998 novel by Henning Mankell, featuring Kurt Wallander
- Firewall (Andy McNab novel), a Nick Stone adventure
- Firewall (G.I. Joe), a fictional character in the G.I. Joe universe
- Firewall, a song by Steve Vai off his Real Illusions: Reflections album
- Chinese wall, a zone of non-communication between distinct sections of a business, in order to prevent conflicts of interest
- Great Firewall, China's internet censorship firewall
- The Alberta Agenda, also known as the Alberta Firewall, a political proposal for the Canadian province
- An episode of the computer animated series ReBoot titled Firewall
- A wall inside a kiln, made from fire brick or other refractory furniture that reflects flames from a burner .
- Anonymous web browsing, browsing the World Wide Web while hiding the user's IP address and any other personally identifiable information from the websites that one is visiting
- Wall of Fire (disambiguation)
- Almheiri, Ahmed; Marolf, Donald; Polchinski, Joseph; Sully, James (11 February 2013). "Black holes: complementarity or firewalls?". Journal of High Energy Physics 2013 (2). arXiv:1207.3123. doi:10.1007/JHEP02(2013)062. "Perhaps the most conservative resolution is that the infalling observer burns up at the horizon."
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