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1. The act or process of remedying something that is undesirable or deficient: remediation of the pollution from the factories.
2. The act or process of providing remedial education: remediation of poor writing skills in college students.

re·me′di·ate′ v.


1. the action of remedying something, esp the reversal or stopping of damage to the environment
2. (Environmental Science) the action of remedying something, esp the reversal or stopping of damage to the environment


(rɪˌmi diˈeɪ ʃən)

the correction of something defective or deficient.
[1810–20; < Latin remediā(re) to remedy + -tion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remediation - act of correcting an error or a fault or an evilremediation - act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
correction, rectification - the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
salve - anything that remedies or heals or soothes; "he needed a salve for his conscience"
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ConnectGuard quarantines the device, checks for security policy compliance and performs needed remediations before the device is allowed guest access to the network.
The new ConnectGuard component quarantines all traffic from remote and local machines reconnecting to the network, checks for security policy compliance, and performs remediations on out-of-compliance machines before they are allowed to connect.
As a result of accelerating vulnerability mitigation, Bank of Alameda is now able to perform almost continual assessments and remediations, ensuring that the ongoing protection of customer's confidential information can be reported to external auditors.
gov ), successful remediations conducted in the past by Solucorp and confirmation of the suitability and effectiveness of the MBS Technology by ENI Group Engineers and Scientists.
This will allow for more frequent assessments and remediations to reduce risk and liabilities thereby ensuring ongoing compliance with Government regulations such as the HIPAA privacy regulations and VA's internal security standards.
To protect against this attack and to mitigate the threat of future exploits, organizations must proactively perform routine vulnerability assessments and remediations.
According to Ashim Pal from the META Group, "Organizations short on internal resources to complete their workgroup Y2K remediations are evaluating third-party options to help achieve Y2K compliance in time.
Past projects include remediations and decontaminations of radioactive buildings and sites, PCB and hydrocarbon-contaminated buildings and soils.
Users report lightning fast assessments and remediations, and very high success rates in code conversion.
Conducts due diligence with a different third-party search/validation technique on Y2K conversions, and thus finds bugs that were missed during the remediation process