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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

Your Guide to Achieving IT Service Excellence
sponsored by LabTech Software
WHITE PAPER: This extensive white paper dives into how you can meet and exceed customer expectations to ensure customer retention as a managed service provider.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

LabTech Software

The Big Shift to Cloud-Based Security for Small Businesses
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why SMBs are just as vulnerable to cyberattacks as larger corporations, and how cloud-based security can provide them with a stronger network security posture without breaking the bank.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Qualys

Case Study: Managing Multiple Printer Devices through a Single-Pane-of-Glass
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about one managed print services platform that provides you with a unified view into the fleet of devices. Read on now to learn how you can streamline printer and supply management to free resources and increase profit margins.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Six Essential Elements of Web Application Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the most common classes of web application vulnerabilities, and how hackers most often take advantage of these weaknesses. Read on to learn the 6 essential elements of web application security that are the most valuable places for IT teams to invest their time and resources.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Qualys

Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a Web Application Scanning solution can help you to locate and test web-based apps, and provides a checklist of best practices that will help you to understand what to look for when selecting a WAS solution.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

Is Your Printing/Imaging Environment As Safe As the Rest of Your Infrastructure?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of securing your printing and imaging environment, and introduces a streamlined, policy-based approach to securing these devices before a data breach occurs.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Engage Audit Professionals for Better Security Assessment Outcomes
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to leverage your internal audit team's resources and expertise to develop a more efficient, sustainable compliance program
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2013

IBM

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: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Enemy Within: Why Insiders Are Still the Weakest Link in Your Data Security Chain
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the 5 steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to foster a conscientious data security environment within your enterprise, despite the challenges of the digital era.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Absolute Software

A Quick Guide to SSL for Apps
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to create a stronger, more trustworthy SSL implementation.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Wildcard and SAN: Understanding Multi-Use SSL Certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Find out about how Multi-Use SSL Certificates such as Wildcard and SAN certificates can provide greater flexibility to simplify certificate management and reduce costs.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

SSL for Apps: Best Practices for Developers
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the necessary steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to create a stronger, more trustworthy SSL implementation.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Securing the Future of Trust on the Internet
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why public key infrastructure (PKI) is the key to the future of trust on the Internet, and the steps that must be taken to build a stronger, more trustworthy PKI ecosystem.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

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

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®)

Top 10 Myths about Flash Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: Flash storage is growing, but that's led to many widespread misunderstandings. Find out what's fact and what's fiction.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

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NetApp

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

Simplifying IT to Drive Better Business Outcomes and Improve ROI
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: In this analyst white paper, examine several strategies to cut IT complexity. Explore the pros and cons of virtualization, converged infrastructure, outsourcing operations, and more within. Read on now to learn which strategy is right for your organization.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 04 Jun 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
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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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