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DEFINITION: ISO, founded in 1947, is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies from some100 countries, with one standards body representing each member country. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), for example, represents the United States. Member organizations collaborate in the development and promotion of international standards. Among the standards the ISO fosters is Open Systems  … 
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Advanced RFID Measurements: Basic Theory to Protocol Conformance Test
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: As RFID adoption continues to grow, engineers are faced with an increasing need to validate tags both for interoperability with products from other vendors and for conformance with the specified protocol.
Posted: 21 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

National Instruments

Effective Security with a Continuous Approach to ISO 27001 Compliance
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how with Tripwire Enterprise, organizations can quickly achieve IT configuration integrity by proactively assessing how their current configurations measure up to specifications as given in ISO 27001.
Posted: 29 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Configuration Audit and Control: 10 Critical Factors to Change and Configuration Management Success
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As businesses have instituted internal, industry, and government mandated regulatory compliance, the need for audit data to prove conformity has also become a necessity. Read this white paper to learn how configuration audit and control provides a single, independent source for enforcing and reporting on a change policy across an organization.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

5 Ways To Secure Removable Media: Which Is Best For Your Enterprise?
sponsored by WinMagic
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews the steps some organizations are taking to draft, implement, and enforce risk mitigation policies for removable media, and how technologies available today, and appearing on the horizon, are helping.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010 | Published: 14 Mar 2010

WinMagic

Security Controls Oversight for Sarbanes-Oxley Audit and Compliance
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper and learn how ensure your company's compliant with a security management strategy that enables you centrally collect, store, monitor and display security event data.
Posted: 24 Jan 2007 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

ArcSight, an HP Company

The Ripple Effect of Downtime: You Can't Afford to Halt IT Services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: How much have unplanned hardware or software failures cost you—in dollars, time, customers, and productivity? In this infographic, you will discover how to avoid downtime and its devastating consequences with one IT service management (ITSM) solution.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 09 Mar 2016

IBM

How Much Is Software Complexity Costing You?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you will discover how to streamline IT service cost and time, as well as prevent downtime, with a single point of contact. Read on to access a solution that will help your business increase end-user productivity to enhance business results, and more.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 09 Mar 2016

IBM

Top 5 Growth Opportunities for IT Pros
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Recent stock market tumbles notwithstanding, the IT job market appears poised for higher growth in 2016. Here are some areas of growth IT pros should consider to ride that swelling wave to success.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 04 Apr 2016

Global Knowledge

The 7 Deadly Skills of The Perfect Employee
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the 7 skills essential to employee success and how to keep your employees productive and satisfied.
Posted: 23 Apr 2012 | Published: 23 Apr 2012

Skillsoft

Gartner Middle East CIO Leadership Forum
sponsored by Gartner
WHITE PAPER: Join Gartner analysts from 28 February to 1 March in Dubai, industry thought leaders and a select group of your peers to find new answers to new questions - and learn how your IT leadership can create and follow the path to world class best practice.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 28 Jan 2011

Gartner
 
 
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION DEFINITION (continued): …  Interconnection (OSI), a universal reference model for communication protocols. According to ISO, "ISO" is not an abbreviation. It is a word, derived from the Greek isos, meaning "equal", which is the root for the prefix "iso-" that occurs in a host of terms, such as "isometric" (of equal measure or dimensions) and "isonomy" (equality of laws, or of people before the law). The name ISO is used around the world to denote the organization, thus avoiding the assortment of abbreviations that would result from the translation of "International Organization for Standardization" into the different national … 
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