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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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"The beauty of the MegaPath VPN service is that customers can mix and match standards-based IPSec-supported devices with NetScreen's broad range of integrated VPN and firewall appliances, enabling businesses to maintain their current network infrastructure investments."
The company said that the solution is integrated into its new StoneGate FW-310 firewall appliance to protect corporate networks from multiple threats and secures the information flow of even the most remote offices, offering anti-virus checking for Web traffic and e-mail in the local firewall and protecting remote office clients against contamination.
Combining deep inspection firewall appliance, gateway anti-virus, anti-spyware and intrusion prevention technologies, SonicWALL's integrated solution is continually updated to protect users from new and existing threats and variants.
The US network security systems provider CyberGuard Corp has unveiled a firewall appliance developed specifically for the security needs of small and medium sized companies with T-1 or DSL connections.
PacketGuard is an internal firewall appliance that prevents internal data theft from occurring within organizations.
Targeting the expanding needs of the small to midsize enterprise, the GB-1500 firewall appliance is powered by the company's ICSA 4.0 Corporate certified GNAT Box System Software.
The MSSP sends a pre-configured firewall appliance to a customer who simply needs to connect network cables and power on the appliance.
Designed for demanding network environments, the InstaGate PRO is a high-performance VPN/ firewall appliance that delivers a stateful firewall, centralized management and an unlimited user license.
PROTECT REMOTE AND BRANCH OFFICE USERS with the RoBox Internet firewall appliance. Designed for environments with a maximum 25 users, the appliance works on a single network or integrates into any enterprise.
"Widely publicized incidents and increasing security concerns have spurred a rapid growth in demand for secure Internet, VPN, anti-virus and firewall appliance products," said Dan Grey, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing for SBE.
FIREWALL APPLIANCE combines VPN and firewall software technology with a high-performance hardware platform for users who require extra-heavy bandwidth and ultrahigh security.