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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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Transform Your Risk, Security, and Compliance Results into Business Insight
sponsored by Allgress
WHITE PAPER: This concise white paper introduces an IT GRC suite that enables risk, security, and compliance professionals to efficiently manage their enterprise's risk posture with quick time-to-value.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015

Allgress

Spoofing Server-Server Communication: How You Can Prevent It
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this must-read white paper, you'll learn how to prevent the new SSL Strip threat that could compromise your secure applications.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Why IT Leaders Should Take Strategic Action in Mobile and Endpoint Computing in 2015
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why enterprises should develop a broader-based, long-term endpoint strategy that connects to business goals, processes, and practices.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Absolute Software

Point of Sale (POS) Systems and Security
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why organizations need more than the PCI DSS compliance stamp in order to truly secure their POS systems; describes how to secure your POS systems against common attacks; and discusses the Council on CyberSecurity's top 20 suggestions for protecting payment card information.
Posted: 16 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

A Holistic Approach to Data Privacy
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper makes a case for a holistic approach to privacy within every enterprise, and explains the steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to maximize the privacy of your sensitive data.
Posted: 16 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Procesor  Intel® Xeon®)

Executive’s Guide to Windows Server 2003 End of Life
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper aims to help executives navigate the process of creating and implementing an End of Life plan for Windows Server 2003.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Protecting Users from Firesheep and other Sidejacking Attacks with SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the Firesheep Wi-Fi attack tool and other sidejacking attacks with SSL and explains how to avoid these attacks.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

How Extended Validation SSL Brings Confidence to Online Sales and Transactions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of increasing customer confidence in the security of online business transactions, and introduces Symantec Extended Validation SSL Certificates as a potential solution to this challenge.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

5 Steps to Reduce the Complexity of PCI Security Assessments
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists 5 steps that your enterprise can take to guard your endpoints; reduce the complexity of assessments; lower administration costs; and achieve a compliant, secure environment.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

5 Steps For Windows Server 2003 End of Life Success
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to learn the 5 steps that your organization needs to take now to ensure that your enterprise is prepared for Microsoft Windows Server 2003's end-of-life in six short months.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

A Prescription for Privacy
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges surrounding the emerging world of EHR technology, including the requirements that govern the protection of confidential patient data online; the measures that organizations need to take right now to prepare for these upcoming changes to the healthcare industry; and more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how recent trends in Internet trust marks can help restore confidence in online shopping, and as concluded by at least one recent study, even induce those who do shop to spend more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Cloud-Based Archiving
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Companies are moving to cloud-based archiving to improve security, access to data and more. Learn how it can help you.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Grow Business Consumer Trust
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn to establish a strong online relationship with your customer that is built on trust by bolstering security and authenticating your site.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving Beyond SSL to Establish Trust
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn why SSL-based security platforms with solid track records of meeting new challenges are the best way to defend and future-proof e-commerce environments against a growing and dynamic internet threat environment.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Securing Microsoft Exchange 2010 with Symantec™ SSL Certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide will help you take the guesswork out of implementing SSL for Exchange 2010, making it easier than ever to get the SSL certificate you need for a successful and secure Exchange implementation, and to take advantage of powerful capabilities such as Subject Alternative Names (SANs).
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Symantec Corporation

Infographic: Data Traffic Security is a Mess
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This infographic visually displays the sobering results of a recent survey on what are IT decision makers doing to secure and segment their sensitive data traffic.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

Rethinking IT to Drive Business Value
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey of 300 enterprise organization decision makers involved in hardware investment decisions gives insight into the challenges and opportunities that lie between the old and new styles of IT and drive innovation, transformation and improved delivery against business expectations.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Leading Tools Manufacturer Transforms Operations with IoT
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how, as part of its continuous improvement strategy, Stanley Black & Decker was able to realize the benefits of real-time production metrics provide to operations and integrate technology with its people to realize aggressive cost savings.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The 15 MDM Providers That Matter Most, and How They Stack Up
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Forrester identifies, evaluates, and compares the 15 foremost MDM providers, detailing how well each vendor fulfills key requirements and where each provider stands in relation to the others.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Symantec Corporation

Beginner's Guide to SSL Certificates: Making the Best Choice When Considering Your Online Security Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide explains how the effective implementation of SSL certificates is critical to protecting your customers, earning their trust, and ensuring your success when it comes to conducting business online.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

Symantec Corporation

Cloud Computing: Changing the Role and Relevance of IT Teams
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore the effect cloud is having on IT. You'll also get insight into how you can gradually transition to a service-brokerage model supported by hybrid cloud models. You'll also examine the process of moving to the cloud easily with a phased approach.
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Get a Solid Grip on Application-Centric Networking
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights how application-centric networking solves the application challenges facing IT departments, providing control and visibility.
Posted: 30 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

An Insider's Guide to End-to-End Infrastructure Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this brief white paper to learn about a system that gives you unified visualization into your infrastructure, software, and apps. Discover how you can gain a customizable single-pain-of-glass view in a simple interface to ensure systems uptime.
Posted: 26 Dec 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

IT and the Business are Finally Aligned. So Why Is No One Happy?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to find the results of a survey that identified three critical areas in which IT management is failing to deliver.
Posted: 26 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.
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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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