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write protection

[′rīt prə‚tek·shən]
(computer science)
Any procedure used to prevent writing on storage media.
Any software technique that allows a computer program to read from any area in storage but not to write outside its own area.
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wire IAC Fast-Mode Plus (FM+) compatible serial interface which allows communication speeds up to 1MHz, and a Reversible Software Write Protection (RSWP) feature that enables developers to selectively write?
For embedded applications that require high reliability, performance and security, eMMC NANDrive offers additional built-in advanced features that cannot be found in today's SD cards, such as a dedicated pin (WP#) for write protection, secure erase and TRIM support.
Additional features include up to 2 GB of DDR2 SDRAM with ECC per processor, 128 MB boot Flash with write protection, up to 4 GB Flash-based file storage, protected backup boot flash, 128 KB NVRAM, two Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) interfaces (one per processor) and selectable EIA-232/422 serial ports.
It should also be able to verify the entire backup image at backup time, have a highly tolerant append-only file system, and offer solid write protection after a power interruption.
A built-in write protection switch is included to prevent files from being overwritten.
Optional 32K Electronic floppy disk" with write protection (requires battery): $79.
Write Protection - Writing to hard disks are only authorized to the operating system, application configuration, and log files.
Airlie Forensic Write Protection Kit VII I7 with or compatible, 4 pcs.
Suitable for powertrain systems, it has a 10 [micro]A standby current and includes a write protection scheme.
Use Write Protection Devices on All Executable Files.
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