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ALSO CALLED: Biological Weapons, Biological Warfare, PatriotGrid, Bioweapons
DEFINITION: PatriotGrid is a group of distributed computing projects whose goal is to identify new leads for vaccines or cures for agents known to be potential bioterrorism weapons. To participate in PatriotGrid, users download a free, non-invasive screen saver from The screen saver unobtrusively donates the user's extra processing power by recognizing when the user's computer is idle and linking up  … 
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Euro crisis: Key questions CEOs and CIOs should ask each other
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ANALYST BRIEF: With a potential economic crisis looming in the Eurozone, Gartner offers a checklist of questions that CIOs and CEOs should ask each other.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 02 Apr 2012

European IT Law Briefing: Monitoring employees' use of social media
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Leading European law firms explain the key legal requirements for companies monitoring employees' social media use in France, Germany, UK and Italy.
Posted: 20 May 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

European IT Law Briefing: Recruitment and social media
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Four leading European law firms help you navigate the legal maze when using social media for recruitment in France, Germany, UK and Italy.
Posted: 20 May 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Extending Planning & Forecasting with Analytics
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current state of analytics in today's accounting systems, and ventures to find ways to enhance and strengthen this foundation. Learn how automation can help support accounting systems.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 07 May 2013


Fighting Economic Crime in the Financial Services sector
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IT BRIEFING: PwC examines the impact of Cybercrime on the financial services industry.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 26 Mar 2012

Fighting fraud in government
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Public sector organisations are experiencing increasing levels of economic crime, including cybercrime, and are particularly at risk from being defrauded by their own employees and their suppliers, according to findings from PwC’s latest Global Economic Crime Survey.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

Five Things to Know About Hyper-Convergence
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WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll uncover the top 5 things you need to know about hyper-converged infrastructure.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

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Global profiles of the fraudster
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computers, rather than conmen, are set to be the future face of fraud, as criminals turn to robotics in an effort to avoid detection, this report from KPMG reveals.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Evolution Vs. Revolution: Driving B2B Efficiencies Forward with People, Processes and Technology Tools
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WHITE PAPER: B2B integration technology, offers powerful and complementary tools and services for seamless business integration and meeting the challenges of global collaboration.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008


Expanding Active Decision-Making: The Power of Integrating Business Rules and Events
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how using JBoss Enterprise BRMS, business analysts, developers, and integrators can create and manage rules and events in a single product using a shared set of authoring tools.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2012

Red Hat and JBoss

First Annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study
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WHITE PAPER: Despite widespread awareness of the impact of cybercrime, cyber attacks continue to occur frequently and result in serious financial consequences for businesses and government institutions.
Posted: 07 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

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Five Procurement Guidelines You Can't Afford to Ignore
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WHITE PAPER: Here is a list of 5 guidelines that companies should keep in mind as they create their spend management program: Data Consolidation, Preferred Vendor Program, Legal Oversight, Company-wide Visibility and Coordination.
Posted: 29 Aug 2008 | Published: 29 Aug 2008


From Fear to Value: CIO strategies for propelling business through the economic crisis
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WHITE PAPER: Your aspiration: As a CIO, drive change, innovation and efficiency to help build a smarter enterprise that will prosper amidst global competition. Your daily challenge: As a CIO, deliver business results faster and better–with less. This whitepaper outlines key strategies for CIOs to drive business results through the economic crisis.
Posted: 18 Jun 2010 | Published: 17 Mar 2009


Global Security Report 2011
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WHITE PAPER: In 2010, SpiderLabs performed more than 220 investigations worldwide. In 85% of the investigations, a system breach was confirmed. Of those entities in which a system breach was confirmed, 90% involved the actual theft of sensitive data, representing criminals’ effectiveness in extracting data once system access is obtained.
Posted: 27 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011


How SkillSoft Learning Impacts Performance of Individuals and Organizations
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WHITE PAPER: In late 2010, Skillsoft asked KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest learning analytics firm, to conduct an independent study to determine the value that SkillSoft training provides to individuals and organizations. Check out this white paper to explore the results of this study and key findings.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2011


How to Create the Most Effective Compliance Program at Your Organization
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide from, expert Mike Chapple reveals his key tips on how to develop an effective data privacy compliance program and maintain proper documentation to effectively meet expanding data privacy laws.
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How to Transform Your Business - A Strategic Roadmap for Delivering Value
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WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to integrate your operations into a new structure acquired through mergers and acquisitions; align your IT operations into a single platform; enhance customer service; increase the productivity of your global workforce; and bolster supply chain efficiency.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

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How to Use the Six Laws of Persuasion during a Negotiation
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WHITE PAPER: Discover the Six Laws of Persuasion and learn how to use them to conduct more effective negotiations.
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Global Knowledge

IBM Business Process Manager -- Powerfully Simple
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WHITE PAPER: IBM Business Process Manager provides the simplicity, efficiency, visibility and collaboration needed to manage highly dynamic and networked business environments. IBM Business Process Manager is easy to deploy and use straight out of the box or in an easily customizable configuration - providing rapid time to value and improved user productivity.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011


IBM Flexible IT Work Environment
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WHITE PAPER: With IBM Flexible IT Work Environment solutions, employees can communicate with key individuals, groups or departments using consistent Web interfaces.
Posted: 27 Oct 2008 | Published: 27 Oct 2008


IDC White Paper: Addressing Business Challenges with a Scalable Storage Infrastructure
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WHITE PAPER: Evolving business and technology needs are driving organizations to rely on modular storage solutions as their primary data storage platform. Read this IDC report to learn more about the modular storage landscape and Hitachi storage solutions.
Posted: 19 Dec 2008 | Published: 19 Dec 2008

Hitachi Data Systems

Infographic: Bridging the Gap Between Business and IT
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WHITE PAPER: This infographic illustrates the necessity of integration between business and IT, as well as the fundamental disagreements that exist between the two groups.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014


Information Security Asean July 2015
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EZINE: Cyber-crime is a global phenomenon. No business is safe if they fail to implement the right security products and policies.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Information Workplace Platforms: Oracle Vs. Microsoft
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WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Oracle and Microsoft workplace platforms strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation

IT Transformation Consulting Services: Align your technology direction
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WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces an IT transformation consulting service as a means of achieving effective, value-driven change. Read on now to learn how you can ensure business and IT alignment, spur business growth, and more.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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BIOTERRORISM DEFINITION (continued): … PatriotGrid is a group of distributed computing projects whose goal is to identify new leads for vaccines or cures for agents known to be potential bioterrorism weapons. To participate in PatriotGrid, users download a free, non-invasive screen saver from The screen saver unobtrusively donates the user's extra processing power by recognizing when the user's computer is idle and linking up to a world-wide computer grid coordinated by United Devices. The grid of volunteer processing power acts as a supercomputer capable of running 1 trillion computations per second. PatriotGrid is being promoted as a way for ordinary citizens around the world to actively participate against the threat of bioterrorism.
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