What is secure?

  • (adj): Free from fear or doubt; easy in mind.
    Example: "Secure himself, he went out of his way to help others"
    Synonyms: unafraid, untroubled
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on secure:

Web-based Secure Transmission
... Transport Layer Security (TLS) and its predecessor, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), are cryptographic protocols that provide secure communications on the Internet for such things as web browsing, e-m ...
Sysax FTP Automation
... Sysax FTP Automation is a Secure file transfer automation program for the Windows operating system ... It also contains a secure command line FTP Client program called sysaxftp.exe that is a secure drop-in replacement for the ftp.exe command line program ... In addition to FTP, secure file transfer using SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH2 (SFTP) are supported ...
Secure Trusted Operating System Consortium
... The Secure Trusted Operating System Consortium, known also as the STOS, was an annual conference held between 1999 and 2003 with a sixth planned, but never launched ... The Consortium concentrated on Mac OS and BSD as being secure and trusted, excluding Microsoft, even though Microsoft tried to use the name with their Trusted Computing ...

More definitions of "secure":

  • (verb): Cause to be firmly attached.
    Synonyms: fasten, fix
  • (verb): Fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug.
    Synonyms: plug, stop up
  • (verb): Get by special effort.
    Synonyms: procure
  • (verb): Assure payment of.
  • (adj): Free from danger or risk.
    Example: "Secure from harm"; "his fortune was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his field"
  • (adj): Kept safe or defended from danger or injury or loss.
    Synonyms: protected
  • (adj): Not likely to fail or give way.
    Example: "The lock was secure"; "a secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist"

Famous quotes containing the word secure:

    We thought ourselves lucky to secure the services of this man, who was known to be particularly steady and trustworthy.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Self-respect—The secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    It wasn’t idealism that made me, from the beginning, want a more secure and rational society. It was an intellectual judgement, to which I still hold. When I was young its name was socialism. We can be deflected by names. But the need was absolute, and is still absolute.
    Raymond Williams (1921–1988)