a web server that uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) or another security protocol to protect transmitted personal data from unauthorized access.
an Internet computer server that allows data encryption of information supplied by Web site users, esp. for electronic shopping
This transaction takes place on a secure server.
- Secure shell
operating system (ssh) A Unix shell program for logging into, and executing commands on, a remote computer. ssh is intended to replace rlogin and rsh, and provide secure encrypted communications between two untrusted hosts over an insecure network. X11 connections and arbitrary TCP/IP ports can also be forwarded over the secure channel. (http://cs.hut.fi/ssh/). (1997-01-07)
adjective, securer, securest. 1. free from or not exposed to danger or harm; safe. 2. dependable; firm; not liable to fail, yield, become displaced, etc., as a support or a fastening: The building was secure, even in an earthquake. 3. affording safety, as a place: He needed a secure hideout. 4. in safe custody or […]
- Secure tenancy
noun 1. (social welfare, in Britain) the letting of a dwelling by a nonprivate landlord, usually a local council or housing association, under an agreement that allows security of tenure, subletting, improvements made to the property by the tenant without consequent rent increase, and the right to buy the dwelling at a discount after three […]
- Secure unit
noun 1. an establishment providing secure accommodation, education and training, psychiatric help, etc for offenders and people who are mentally ill