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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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International Organization for Standardization White Papers (View All Report Types)
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.

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.

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

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


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

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

Improve Quality of Care with All-Flash Storage in EHR
sponsored by Pure Storage
WHITE PAPER: With the introduction of all-flash storage technology, mission-critical healthcare applications such as EHR and VDI can experience unparalleled performance and availability. Read now to learn how you can take advantage of all-flash storage to enable improvements in patient care and clinical efficiencies.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

Pure Storage

Is the CIO's Career More Important than Business Success?
sponsored by Colt Data Centre Services
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, you will explore IT professionals' attitude to personal and company risk, as new roles and expectations emerge in the enterprise, and why IT is now an engine for business creativity. Read on to see how company risk differs from personal risk in the eyes of the IT pro.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2015

Colt Data Centre Services

The 7 Deadly Skills Your IT Team Should Possess
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines IT skill shortages, how to minimise them within your company, and 7 deadly skills that your IT team should possess.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012


Working Together To Improve Strategic Planning
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals compelling examples of how organizations foster collaboration between finance and IT to ensure successful strategic planning.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation
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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