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ISC

(1) (Internet Systems Consortium, Redwood City, CA www.isc.org) An organization founded by Paul Vixie, Carl Malamud and Rick Adams in 1994 and later sponsored by UUNET and other Internet companies. ISC is devoted to supporting and disseminating key Internet protocols, such as BIND, DHCP, OpenReg and INN, and its reference implementations are used by major ISPs.

(2) (ISC)2 (International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Dunedin, FL, London and Hong Kong, www.isc2.org) Originators of the CISSP and SSCP certifications for security professionals. See CISSP and SSCP.

(3) (International Softswitch Consortium, San Ramon, CA) See IPCC.
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The ISC site also contains a listing of links to other resources categorized under the headings of microbial websites, genome browsers, trace archives, and other genome-related sites including other public databases where DNA sequence data are deposited.
Duffy agrees that joint investigations involving the ISC, individual manufacturers, and law enforcement agencies have shown that Latin governments are willing to work with the brand owners by acting responsibly to limit counterfeiting, as required by their membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO.
If the ISC is a corporation, it may be a direct, wholly owned subsidiary of an operating company or "placed" elsewhere within a corporate structure.
In furtherance of this objective, ISC is currently developing human stem cells, techniques to cause those stem cells to be "differentiated" into the specific cell types required for transplant, and manufacturing protocols to produce the cells without contamination with animal by-products, a characteristic likely to be important in meeting U.
Requiring no more than power and an occasional clock update from the host spacecraft, the ISC initializes upon startup, acquires and identifies stars from its own star catalog, and uses its "lost in space" algorithms to determine the direction in which it is pointing.