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*a hold on someone a strong

 and secure influence on someone
(*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone~.) The strange religion seemed to have a strong hold on its followers. The drug has a hold on the minds of those who use it.
See also: hold, on, strong

secure something against (someone, something, or an animal)

1. to fasten something against the entry of someone, an animal, or something. Jane secured the doors and windows against the prowler who was roving around the neighborhood. You had better secure the henhouse against coyotes.
2. to obtain a legal order involving someone or something. I secured an injunction against Harry. If he bothers you again, he'll have to go into court to explain himself. We can't secure an injunction against this ruling.
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The FAA is purchasing these five Secure 1000 systems in order to study their potential for enhancing security at the nation's airports.
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With SECURE-eBill, merchants are better able to capture sales, manage fraud, reduce costs, and satisfy consumer demand for secure online shopping.
Commenting on the new product, Kimmo Alkio, President and CEO at F-Secure said: "We are delighted to continue our work in the vanguard of creating a secure environment for smartphone users.
For enterprise administrators, the Cisco Secure Services Client provides unparalleled client security while easing the complexity of deploying and managing a large number of networked devices.
REDPLAID Managed Hosting provides the world's most secure and reliable Windows & Linux dedicated server hosting to run business-critical 24/7 applications and ecommerce environments.
0, we're continuing the process that has always driven our development - to make the sending, receiving, and tracking of secure email an easy-to-use, open, standards-based process that does not force users to live inside their email client.
We are honored to be recognized by Secure Computing as their National VAR of the Year," said Gregg Larson, president and CEO of Clareity Security.
The Secure Access Modem (SAM) and Secure Access Control System (SAC) have been a collaborative development between General DataComm Inc.
Secure Computing is extremely proud to have been selected by VARBusiness to receive this honor," said Chris Peterson, vice president of North American sales at Secure Computing.
Fortunately, Secure Computing offers many strong protections from the WMF vulnerabilities.
We're excited to be a Secure Computing partner," said Larry Potthoff, president of Enterprise Network Solutions.
Secure Software, an authority in automated application security products and process technology, today announced its participation in the Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner (VSIP) program as a premier-level partner.