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  Security Conference Toronto Canada - Sector 2007
SecTor brings the world's brightest (and darkest) minds together to identify, discuss, dissect and debate the latest digital threats facing corporations today.
Unique to central Canada, SecTor provides an unmatched opportunity for IT Professionals to collaborate with their peers and learn from their mentors.
SecTor is a must attend event for every IT Professional.
www.sector.ca   (199 words)

  Public Sector - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The public sector is that part of economic and administrative life that deals with the delivery of goods and services by and for the government, whether national, regional or local/municipal.
This may be considered a mixture of private sector operations with public ownership of assets, although in some forms the private sector's control and/or risk is so great that the service may no longer be considered part of the public sector.
The decision about what are proper matters for the public sector as opposed to the private sector is probably the single most important dividing line between socialist, liberal and conservative political philosphy, with (broadly) socialists preferring greater state involvement, conservatives favouring less and liberals being pragmatic.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /public_sector.htm   (370 words)

 Sector - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Euclidean plane geometry, a sector is a "pie-shaped" part of a disk enclosed by two radii and an arc.
In the special case of the circle being divided into 4 equal sectors, they are called quadrants; divided into 8 equal sectors, they are called octants.
In the context of computer hardware, a sector is a sub-division of a track of a magnetic hard disk or optical disc.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sector   (241 words)

 EH.Net Encyclopedia: Public Sector Pensions in the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
By 1930, pension coverage in the public sector was relatively widespread in the United States, with all federal workers being covered by a pension and an increasing share of state and local employees included in pension plans.
In contrast, pension coverage in the private sector during the first three decades of the twentieth century remained very low, perhaps as low as 10 to 12 percent of the labor force (Clark, Craig, and Wilson 2003).
While public sector pensions at the state and local level were far from universal by the 1920s, they did cover a substantial proportion of public sector workers, and that proportion was growing rapidly in the early decades of the twentieth century.
www.eh.net /encyclopedia/?article=craig.pensions.public.us   (6577 words)

 Home page - Sectoral Activities
The sectoral approach is the ILO's platform for addressing all aspects of work in various sectors of economic activity.
Social dialogue at the sectoral level is strengthened through a strategic mix of sectoral research, meetings, national activities, action programmes and standards-related activities, as well as a number of cross-sectoral activities.
Sectoral social dialogue provides the ILO's constituents with opportunities for interaction on issues of concern in their sector.
www.ilo.org /public/english/dialogue/sector/index.htm   (359 words)

 sector - a Whatis.com definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
On a computer diskette or hard disk, a sector is one of the "pie slices" the diskette or disk is divided into.
The partition sector is the sector that can be "infected" when you leave a diskette in drive A that contains a boot virus.
The sectors as well as the rest of the organization of the diskette or disk are set up as a result of the process called formatting.
searchstorage.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid5_gci212957,00.html   (409 words)

 Sector, Boot Sector, Track, Cluster, Bad Sector, Lost Cluster
A Sector in the context of computing refers to a small area of a storage device, for example a hard disk drive.
A bad sector refers to a single sector that has some physical flaw, although a disk can operate with a bad sector, any data that was stored in that sector will be lost, further, no data can be written to that sector.
Before the boot sector is read, the computer's bios will call a small program called an MBR (Master Boot Record) which normally resides in the first record of the first disk.
www.helpwithpcs.com /jargon/sector-track-cluster.htm   (303 words)

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