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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)
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

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

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 Super Powers To Look for When Evaluating DRaaS Providers
sponsored by Assuritive
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines and examines the five most indispensable attributes to look for when assessing DRaaS solutions. Read on here to learn how to evaluate using 5 criteria.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015


Achieve Business Continuity with Secure and ReliableĀ Unified Communications
sponsored by ThinkingPhones
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 5 steps to educating yourself on the common pitfalls when investing in a unified communications platform. Access this paper now to get insight into achieving long-term security and stability with UC.
Posted: 02 Sep 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015


Five Ways To Ensure the Success of Your Digital Workspace
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester report, you will learn 5 ways to guarantee superior user experience and ensure the success of your digital workspace. Read on now to access these 5 measures, as well as some takeaway advice about lowering IT costs while improving security and user experience.
Posted: 21 Sep 2015 | Published: 21 Sep 2015

Dell, Inc.

Increase Employee Productivity with Cloud-Based IT Service Automation
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges associated with replacing an inefficient ITSM platform, and outlines the benefits of switching to cloud-based IT service automation. Access this case study to learn how you can deploy a singular ITSM platform.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014


Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit 2015
sponsored by Gartner
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes what attendees of the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Summit 2015 can expect to learn. Read on to see key benefits of attending, keynote speakers, and more.
Posted: 11 Sep 2015 | Published: 11 Sep 2015

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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