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Firewall

The legal barrier between banking and broker/dealer operations within a financial institution created to prevent the exchange of inside information.

Chinese Wall

Informal; the imposed lack of communication between the investment banking and brokerage services of a financial institution. The Chinese wall exists in order to prevent brokers and investment bankers working for the same company from deliberately or accidentally sharing inside information that could lead to illegal insider trading. The Chinese wall protects both the financial institution at large and the individual investment bankers and brokers.
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By SMS type, the global SMS firewall market is segmented into application to person (A2P) messaging, person to application (P2A) messaging, and others.
Sophos is named as a Leader in Gartner, Inc.'s June 20, 2017, " Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls)," and as a Visionary in Gartner, Inc.'s July 10, 2017, " Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls." In June this year, NSS Labs rated Sophos XG Firewall as one of the best performing firewalls in the industry in its Next Generation Firewall Group Test Report (1) .
If, like the majority of IT security professionals, you're in danger of being grounded over your messy firewall rules, here are some tips from Tim Woods, VP of Customer Technology at FireMon on how to start tidying up your firewall policy:
In this paper, we perform a quantitative analysis to find the impact of using a firewall in a network with a critical database application running in parallel with other non-critical multimedia applications.
"Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) represent the latest advances in gateway security.
In a previous survey of IT professionals in the summer of last year, Tufin found that almost 10 per cent admitted to cheating to pass a firewall audit.
Liu and Gupda [9][10][11] proposed three design principles for a firewall: consistency, which means that the rules are ordered correctly; completeness which means that every packet satisfies at least one rule in the firewall; and compactness which means that the firewall has no redundant rules.
While companies pay a lot of attention to the firewalls selection process, and invest millions in acquiring it, much less attention and resources are invested in making sure the firewalls are optimized at all times for potential security risks and compliance breaches.
The ProSafe Wireless VPN Firewall products, which include the ProSafe 802.11g Wireless VPN Firewall 8 with 8-Port 10/100 Mbps Switch (FVG318) and ProSafe Wireless ADSL Modem VPN Firewall Router (DGFV338), feature intuitive Smart Wizards to simplify setup and use.
In addition to the protection that a firewall provides from Internet "hackers," an Internet Protocol based Virtual Private Network enables secure communication over the public Internet through the use of advanced encryption protocols and methods.
The whole notion of industrial security needs to be looked at differently than office security." Toward that end, SoftPLC has embedded a firewall into its PC-based controls.
Most offices with networks already own most of the necessary components, which include a server (the computer that manages network resources), a router or switch (to distribute riles within the network) and a firewall (software or hardware to prevent unauthorized access into or from the network).