memory guard

memory guard

[′mem·rē ‚gärd]
(computer science)
Built-in safety devices which prevent a program or a programmer from accessing certain memory areas reserved for the central processor. Also known as memory protect.
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A memory guard protects the phone numbers stored in memory from loss of power due to battery replacement or a power outage.
AppGuard is a suite of seamlessly integrated isolation and containment, application control, memory guard, and other patented advanced technologies that prevent first-stage attacks," explains John Higginbotham, CEO of Blue Ridge.
The publication also devotes its front cover to the introduction of the article, with several optical memory card photos and a caption entitled, "Optical memory guards against identity fraud.