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Firewall may refer to:

  • Firewall (computing), a technological barrier designed to prevent unauthorized or unwanted communications between computer networks or hosts
  • Firewall (construction), a barrier inside a building, 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 (physics), a hypothetical phenomenon where a freely falling observer spontaneously burns up at the horizon of a black hole

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]



Film and television[edit]


  • Firewall, a fictional character in the G.I. Joe universe

See also[edit]

  • Alberta Agenda, also known as the Alberta Firewall, a political proposal for the Canadian province
  • firewalld, a firewall management tool for Linux operating systems
  • Great Firewall, China's internet censorship firewall
  • Chinese wall, a zone of non-communication between distinct sections of a business, in order to prevent conflicts of interest
  • Personal firewall, a very popular form of firewall designed to protect personal computers
  • Reredos, a short wall behind a fire in a traditional hearth
  • Wall of Fire (disambiguation)