Firewall

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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.
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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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Most packet filters will not produce logs that are usable without extensive analysis and independent compilation.
Unlike traditional firewalls that act as packet filters at the IP layer, a significant problem today is the data that is sent over the IP layer inside the filtered packet.
"We find changing parameters, such as proxies and packet filters, very intuitive.
In addition to these security services, further security functionality, e.g., packet filters, deep packet inspection, or application-level gateways, can be integrated into the controller.
This approach to policy remediation may have worked when DEC developed the first packet filters in 1988 and AT&T went on to develop stateful filtering technologies some two years later, but not anymore.
The application gateways act in a much more sophisticated way than packet filters and circuit gateways which decide depending on the header data whether to let packet in or block it.