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DEFINITION: MIS (management information systems) is a general term for the computer systems in an enterprise that provide information about its business operations. It's also used to refer to the people who manage these systems. Typically, in a large corporation, "MIS" or the "MIS department" refers to a central or centrally-coordinated system of computer expertise and management, often including mainframe systems  … 
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The IT Infrastructure Conversation: How To Prepare For the Next Generation of IT Needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this valuable resource to learn more about conversation surrounding IT infastructures and how you can work to prepare your IT workers for the next-generation of new content, new participants, and new tone.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

5 Key Traits the CIO Needs for Leading a Digital Revolution
sponsored by Colt IT Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the five character traits you need to succeed in the age of the Internet of Things and disruptive technologies. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Colt IT Services

Veeam Data Center Availability Report: The Challenge of the Always-On Business
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This report investigates the increasing demands organizations face to provide an 'Always-On Business'. It also explores which actions they are taking to meet those demands and examines how successful their actions are.
Posted: 11 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Veeam Software

3 Things in 3 Years: Innovating A Digital Strategy for the Financial Industry
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the three factors to building a digital strategy for success in the next three years.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Recognizing Five Sources of High-Profile Data Security Breaches
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the 5 major categories of vulnerabilities that IT and security professionals need to account for in their solutions planning.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 06 Feb 2015

Mimecast

The Top 5 Security Goal Challenges
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource distills the reports and opinions of 300 IT decision-makers into a realistic picture of the current state of software security in enterprises across a range of industries.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

The 2014 Bitglass Healthcare Breach Report
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This informative report takes a close look at reported healthcare data breaches over the past 3 years and discusses what they mean for consumers, healthcare organizations, and the future of digital healthcare records.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015

BitGlass

Effective Change Management - Maximizing IT Reliability Through Service Automation
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To ensure operational efficiency and improved service quality, your organization must integrate service automation into the change management processes that govern the adoption of trending technologies.Access this white paper to find out how to maximize IT reliability through service automation.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Profiling an Enigma: The Mystery of North Korea’s Cyber Threat Landscape
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This highly interesting resource delves into North Korea's cyber threat landscape, deeply analyzing what is known about the regime's capabilities and motives, which are largely shrouded in secrecy.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why Outsourcing CRM Doesn't Mean That You Can Outsource Data Protection
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why enterprises utilizing cloud applications like Salesforce should consider investing in a cloud access security broker, which restores data protection and visibility to your IT team while respecting user privacy.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015

BitGlass

How to Bolster Office 365's Built-In Security Functionality
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can bolster Office 365's built-in security functionality with a comprehensive, in-house security plan, and lists the key areas that your enterprise has to address.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BitGlass

Case Study: A Public School's Access Management Problem
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This case study details how the one school district implementeda solution for handling authorization and authentication district-wide.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Centrify Corporation

Survey Shows Need for Security Improvement
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores what far too many organizations are leaving out of their IT security practices and explains what can be done to improve their overall effectiveness. Read on to learn if your own IT security protocols are leaving you open to a malicious attack.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Few Businesses Feel Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the results of a recent survey that explored enterprises' confidence in the security of the software that runs their businesses.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Definitive Guide to Cloud Access Security Brokers
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) as a potential solution for enterprises looking to safely enable cloud apps and mobile devices.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

BitGlass

Why Every CIO Should Consider Vulnerability Assessment a Necessity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, CIOs will learn why vulnerability assessment is so essential to enterprise security, and can discover a leading vulnerability assessment platform that scans targeted systems on a scheduled basis in order to increase your understanding of your organization's overall security posture.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Office 365: How Bitglass Restores Visibility and Data Protection to IT
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a potential solution for the security and compliance issues raised by Office 365, enabling enterprises to secure their data outside of the firewall while maintaining user privacy.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Feb 2015

BitGlass

IBM InfoSphere Guardium: Manage the Entire Data Security and Compliance Lifecycle
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a robust solution from IBM capable of safeguarding your enterprise's data across all enterprise systems and data center environments.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Why Fighting Cybercrime Requires Thinking Like the Bad Guys
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll find out how to safeguard your business by changing the way you invest in and think about security – from the perspective of the cyberthreats targeting you.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 02 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Can Your Organization Brave The New World of Advanced Cyber Attacks?
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses three key factors that your enterprise needs to watch in order to fend off cyberattackers: Rapidly evolving attacks, enterprise mobility, and a shortage of security personnel.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

Websense

Enterprises Reveal Significant Room for Improvement In Their Security Defenses
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the results of a survey that depicts that lack of confidence that organizations have in their security defenses, and also presents an approach to detecting malware to prevent it from spreading throughout the network.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

8 Ways to Better Monitor Network Security Threats in the Age of BYOD
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper takes a look at a number of ways in which security professionals can gain better control of the BYOD explosion and mitigate risk factors before they impact the enterprise.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Next-Generation Firewalls and IPS: Why You Need Both
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP white paper shows how next-generation firewalls and next-generation intrusion prevention systems are complementary security solutions that work together to secure your network.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why You Need a Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the reasons why enterprises benefit from implementing next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) and lays out a path to success.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cloud Data Security for Financial Services
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains that banks can ensure the security of sensitive data stored in the public cloud by deploying a Cloud Access Security Broker, which enables banks to deploy a security platform within their own network infrastructure.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

BitGlass
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IT MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  but also including by extension the corporation's entire network of computer resources. In the beginning, business computers were used for the practical business of computing the payroll and keeping track of accounts payable and receivable. As applications were developed that provided managers with information about sales, inventories, and other data that would help in managing the enterprise, the term "MIS" arose to describe these kinds of applications. Today, the term is used broadly in a number of contexts and includes (but is not limited to): decision support systems, resource and people … 
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