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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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CDW Expands BYOD Program and Trims IT Support Time with MaaS360
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WHITE PAPER: This case study explains how a leading technology solutions provider was able to leverage the right EMM solution to support and secure various BYOD devices allow for a more flexible workplace.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013


Application data security risks on Android devices
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that personal and sensitive application data stored on smartphones is not as secure as people think and looks at controls that can reduce the risk.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

Memory corruption attacks
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that the lack of diversity in software and operating systems has left a large number of computers vulnerable to memory program attacks.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Datasheet
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper 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 big budget but still want reliable, secure desktop for their users.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Windows XP Migration: Protect and Secure Critical Data
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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


Apps Revolution
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from CSC describes the Apps rEvolution: an evolution in technology that is creating revolutionary business and personal change.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

Why Do Techies Tell Me to Ping a Website?
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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

Compare Windows 8 and Windows® XP Security Problems
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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

Deploying Windows 8 on Intel Architecture-based Tablets
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WHITE PAPER: As more employees look to access enterprise applications and systems via mobile devices, savvy organizations are deploying Windows 8 on tablets. In this white paper, you'll find an overview and a set of best practices for deploying Windows 8 on Intel architecture-based tablets.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


How to Limit the Risk of Attack on your XP Assets
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WEBCAST: This webinar describes the new threats facing organizations that are still using Windows XP now that support for the operating system has ended. It also highlights a solution that can be implemented to make sure Windows XP assets remain protected.
Posted: 08 May 2014 | Premiered: May 8, 2014


Computer Weekly – 22 April 2014: Adapting to life after Heartbleed
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we investigate the most significant flaw in recent history to impact the internet. The Heartbleed bug in OpenSSL leaves millions of internet servers vulnerable to attack. Hackers have already exploited Heartbleed to steal passwords from the Mumsnet parenting site. What can websites do to foil future attacks?
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

Which Operating System is Right for your Business Needs?
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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

Windows 7 Migration Station: The Path of Least Resistance
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EBOOK: Its simplicity and stability makes Windows 7 a perfectly viable option for organizations planning a migration away from Windows XP.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014


Secunia Vulnerability Review 2014
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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 PSI Country Report - Q4 2013 Germany
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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


Windows XP Ends Support in April 2014; How will Businesses be Affected
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WHITE PAPER: Support for Windows XP ends in April 2014. How will your business be affected? This infographic reveals all – view now to learn more!
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

Insight and Lenovo

Data Center Operational Efficiency Self-Assessment
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ASSESSMENT TOOL: Participate in this quick five minute self-assessment to find out which areas in your data center infrastructure could use operational efficiency improvement.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012


Computer Weekly – 7 January 2014: The end of Windows XP: What it means for you
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at why IT giants like Microsoft and Google are building datacentres in the Nordic region, and what this could bring to CIOs. Windows XP support ends in just 3 months – our buyer's guide examines what you need to do. And the CIO of Ikea talks about international multichannel retail. Read the issue now.
Posted: 06 Jan 2014 | Published: 07 Jan 2014

Linux in the Mainstream: Highlighting Customers Running Their Business on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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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
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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
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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

Computer Weekly – 5 November 2013: Windows Server 2012 R2 reviewed
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at the latest release of Microsoft's Windows Server software, and assess its new features for cloud, virtualisation and device management. We visit Chinese networking giant Huawei to hear its business challenges over US security. And we look at the options for financing IT purchases. Read the issue now.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

How to take Advantage of Security Ops that go Beyond the OS
sponsored by Intel and McAfee
WEBCAST: In this webcast, get security advice from Ed Metcalf, Director of Product and Solution Marketing at McAfee and his colleague, Deepak Kolingivadi, Senior Product Manager, and discover how to gain full value from one security system solution that will reduce costs and increase business productivity.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 15, 2013

Intel and McAfee

Migration Considerations for Windows Server 2012
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will describe the support available for Server 2012 and explain other important considerations to keep in mind while upgrading your server from previous iterations of Microsoft Operating System to the 2012 version.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 10 Oct 2013

Dell, Inc.

Mapping Security for your Virtual Environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper that addresses the concern over managing virtual environment security with an enterprise-ready system that provides full visibility of physical and virtual data center and simplified security policy management.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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