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International Organization for Standardization

International Organization for Standardization
Is a company established in 1946.

Acronyms &
Relevant locations:Geneva, Switzerland
Year established:1946
Filed Under: companies-associations, mortgages, real-estate
Tags: business, trade

Definition of International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
1. An international organization created to promote standardization around the world. ISO sets standards in many businesses and technologies, including computing, communications, engineering, and environment.

Related Terms and Acronyms:

  • browser   A computer software program used for accessing and viewing Internet Web sites.
  • electronic commerce   The purchase or sale of products and services through an electronic system such as the Internet.
  • encryption   A method for ensuring the privacy and security of a consumer's personal finance information at a bank or financial institution Web site. Encryption is the process of scrambling data so that only the intended receiver can use it. To be effective, encryption needs to be used by both the sender and the receiver. Consumers should make sure it is being used when sending sensitive information. CanEquity uses a encrypted server for all of our online applications.
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)   A world business organization that brings business people and experts together to formulate policies in such areas as banking, taxation and the environment.
  • Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)   An organization that regulates, sets standards, and has quasi-judicial power over securities dealers in Canada.
  • secure socket layer (SSL)   A standard form of encryption used over the Internet for e-commerce and banking transactions.
      ➥  Seen as 'https' in a web address (URL).
  • Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)   Global data processing system used by banks.
  • World Trade Organization (WTO)   An organization that promotes free trade between nations.
      ➥  Deals with the global rules of trade between nations.

Broad and Narrow Associations

[International Organization for Standardization]
  • identification of medicinal products (IDMP) — Acronym, Low Relevance
  • vehicles safety information model (VSIM) — Acronym, Low Relevance

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