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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 definition of a honeypot is not a straightforward one, mainly because a honeypot is a general technology and not a solution and do not solve a specific problem.
The system can be divided into two parts: the Honeywall and the Honeypot Factory.
The term honeypot usually refers to an entity with certain features that make it especially attractive and can lure attackers into its vicinity.
On many of my honeypots, I install the OS to nondefault folders — say, in C:/Win7 instead of C:/Windows.
Honeypot is an interesting, exciting, individual shop providing a pleasant atmosphere in which to browse and enjoy the whole experience.
During the espionage heyday of the Cold War, honeypots became common on both sides, the practice romanticized in James Bond movies.
Ever since a test case which said that unions should have litigated instead of negotiating on equal pay, this has been a honeypot for lawyers.
Perhaps it may also be that the private shareholders see that having the airport in public hands will open up the honeypot of the private finance initiatives where local ratepayers will pay enormous sums to provide the cheap flights industry with subsidised landing, as happens at most local airports, while the likes of Aer Rianti and its partners will reap all the benefits.
For instance, in a simulated 200,000-computer network with one honeypot for every 250 computers, the virus would infect less than 1 percent of the computers, Shir says.
But there are other more sobering indicators of the zeitgeist--a succession of imaginative Hampshire schools, the now defunct GLC Department of Architecture and Civic Design diligently trundling out its quota of new public buildings, the rise of High Tech, lots of public housing and British architects dipping their fingers in the relatively stable honeypot of the Middle East.
Iraq has become a honeypot for terrorists, and we are told it is not a question of if, but when, there may be a major terrorist attack in the UK.
org, which Nixon's office maintains as a spam honeypot.