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DEFINITION: MULTOS (which stands for "Multiple Operating System") is an operating system that allows multiple application program s to be installed and to reside separately and securely on a smart card . Each program is isolated by the operating system so that no application can interfere with another one. Whereas earlier smart card systems did not allow new applications to be installed or old ones deleted, MULTOS  … 
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The Apple-ization of the Enterprise: Understanding IT’s New World
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a new set of tools and applications that can help you keep your end-users happy while also satisfying the demands of senior management and auditors. It's time to stop fighting the "Apple-ization of the Enterprise" and start enjoying the benefits that this trend can deliver.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Code42

Enterprise Mobility: A Checklist for Secure Containerization
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Containerization is a security method that separates enterprise applications and data from personal applications and data. This white paper explains the pros and cons of various approaches to containerization.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Code42

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Datasheet
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn how Red Hat Enterprise Linux provides a cost-effective alternative to proprietary operating systems, making it extremely attractive to those businesses that don't have a bigbudget but still want reliable, secure desktop for their users.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Compare Windows 8 and Windows® XP Security Problems
sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the most critical security-related differences between Windows® XP and Windows 8, including each operating system’s ability to provision security patches, integrate with MDM and more.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Microsoft

Recommendations for Simplifying OS Migration
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, you'll find 6 recommendations for planning your project in order to make migration easier, including using backup systems to automate and centrally manage the data migration proces for users and devices.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Druva Software

Bringing Your IT Platforms Together with Managed File Transfer
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource highlights the ability of managed file transfer (MFT) in securing and consolidating diverse platform environments.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

GlobalScape

Windows® XP Migration: Protect and Secure Critical Data
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores strategies for protecting and securing your data when migrating from Windows XP to your new operating system.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Which operating system is right for your business needs? Find out here
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks about the challenges of migrating from Solaris 10 to Solaris 11 and highlights the benefits of migrating from Solaris to Red Hat Enterprise Linux instead.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Red Hat

The IT handbook for Windows 7 and Windows 8 migrations
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: Downloading this IT handbook for insights into planning and preparation for a Windows migration, hardware and software compatibility considerations, as well as end user training and implementation.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Licensing Windows desktop operating system for use with virtual machines
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This licensing brief is an overview of the Microsoft Volume Licensing use rights for the Windows 8.1operating system when running within virtual machines.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Detecting Zero-Day Exploits in the Wild
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: This report outlines the methodology used to research Windows Error Reporting (WER) – and explains its potential implications for your organization's cyber security.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

Websense

The New Windows Security: Achieving PC Lockdown without User Backlash in Five Easy Steps
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this informative white paper and discover 5 easy steps for achieving PC security without affecting your end user experience.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Why It’s Time for Enterprises to Secure Mac Computers
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the importance of protecting your Macs with endpoint security software and outlines how malware and advanced persistent threats look to infiltrate your operating systems.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

The Keys to a Successful OS Migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: Check out this infographic highlighting the keys to an OS upgrade and learn more about the technology and resources available.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Your IT Environment for Today and Tomorrow: What You Need to Know about the New Windows
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This resource overviews the latest features of Windows 8 and compares the features and benefits of this upgrade with its previous editions. Discover the benefits this latest Microsoft® OS can provide to your organization.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Future Focus: What's Coming in Enterprise Mobility Management
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Explore the role of enterprise mobility management in today's IT landscape.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

Protection for Every Enterprise: How BlackBerry Security Works
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores BlackBerry 10 and their mobile security methods, as well as their criteria for having the most secure mobile operating system.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

Why Do Techies Tell Me to Ping a Website?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores ping commands and flags, and how those flags vary from one operating system to another. With a better understanding of ping, organizations and home users can easily troubleshoot a network.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Global Knowledge

Linux in the Mainstream: Business-Critical Workloads Quickly Becoming the Norm
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This IDC whitepaper explores the growth of Linux as a server operating system and how deployment form factors have changed over time.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

Red Hat

A Prescription for IT Efficiency
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines new risks and threats that are making Windows XP unsafe for use in a healthcare setting, and details the essential security capabilities and benefits offered by Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

Secunia Vulnerability Review 2014
sponsored by Secunia
WHITE PAPER: This guide reviews vulnerabilities for 2014 and discusses key figures and facts from a global IT security perspective.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

Secunia

Secunia PSI Country Report - Q4 2013 Germany
sponsored by Secunia
WHITE PAPER: This informative report explores the current state of cybercrime targeting German PCs and what can be done to stop them.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Secunia

Linux in the Mainstream: Highlighting Customers Running Their Business on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This IDC White Paper presents three case studies of customers that are using Linux for large deployment, business-critical applications.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Red Hat

Linux in the Mainstream: Business-critical Workloads Quickly Becoming the Norm
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Download this IDC whitepaper now to better understand the workload data and ecosystem available for Linux deployments, including application software, application development and deployment software, and infrastructure software.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Red Hat

The Role of the Operating System in Cloud Environments
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive whitepaper today and discover the crucial elements you need to consider to create an operationally sophisticated hybrid cloud computing environment.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Red Hat
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OPERATING SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): …  makes this possible. Updates or patches can also be installed as needed. Each application is platform -independent due to the implementation of a virtual machine . Developers write applications for MULTOS smart cards using the MULTOS Executable Language (MEL).Before MULTOS, application developers had to write a separate version of the application for each type of smart card and the consumer needed a separate smart card for each application. With MULTOS, several applications can reside on one smart card regardless of the microchip used.Security for MULTOS smart cards is enabled by the MULTOS Certification … 
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