Office of International Security Affairs in the Department of Defense
A type of slot similar to PCI, but older, more ubiquitous, and less capable of transferring large amounts of data quickly. ISA slots are longer than PCI slots. Unlike PCI devices, ISA devices each require IRQ settings; therefore, the installation of ISA components is often more complicated. Examples of ISA devices are sound cards, modems, and controller cards.
International Student Advisor
A standard bus architecture associated with the IBM AT motherboards. It's a limited 8-bit and 16-bit bus, but widely compatible.
Individual Savings Account. A tax free investment contract, allowing investment into cash, life assurance and stocks and shares. It replaced PEPs and TESSAs for new contributions from April 1999. Different investment limits apply to maxi and mini ISAs, can be funded by lump sum or regular saving.
An Individual Savings Account (ISA) is a tax efficient investment vehicle currently exempt from both UK Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax. ISA's were introduced on 6 April 1999, to replace PEPs (Personal Equity Plans).
ISA stands for Individual Savings Account. ISAs are savings accounts free of personal taxes which can be used to hold many types of savings and investment products. They have replaced Personal Equity Plans and TESSAs.
Individual Savings Account. A type of account launched by the Government in April 1999 to enable UK savers to benefit from tax-free savings.
See Jesus. –Ed.
Isa ibn Maryam is the Muslim name for Prophet Jesus, the son of Mary.
AS) Jesus, one of the greatest of all prophets. It was to Isa ( AS) that the Injeel (Gospels) were revealed.
Jesus. A prophet of Allah, born of the virgin Mary ( peace be upon them).
Intelligence Services Act of 1994. This act placed SIS on a statutory footing and defines what the Service may do.
Intelligence Services Act 1994. The ISA established the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC), a committee of Parliamentarians charged with oversight of expenditure, administration and policy of the three security and intelligence agencies (the Security Service, SIS and GCHQ). (See: Oversight and legislation).
intelligent software agent
Intelligent Speed Adaptation. Various concepts aimed at limiting the vehicle speed in relation to different defined speeds (static, variable or dynamic) for certain road sections via various user interfaces (informative, supportive or compulsory). Also known as Automatic Speed Adaptation (ASA).
Initial social assessment
Information Sharing and Assessment – a newer name for IRT. A team within the Department of Education and Skills, and an initiative to promote information sharing and a common assessment process between agencies working with children and young people.
Importer Self Assessment The Importer Self-Assessment Program (ISA) is a voluntary partnership between the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and importers who have made an investment in trade compliance. The program allows those importers to assume the responsibilities of self-assessment with minimal CBP intrusion.
The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society
Instrument Society of America.
Abbreviation for Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society. An international, non-profit, technical organization. The society fosters advancement of the use of sensors, instruments, computers, and systems for measurement and control in variety of applications http://www.isa.org