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DEFINITION: A trusted platform module (TPM) is a specialized chip that can be installed on the motherboard of a personal computer for the purpose of hardware authentication . The TPM authenticates the computer in question rather than the user. To do so, TPM stores information specific to the host system, such as encryption keys, digital certificate s and password s.TPM minimizes the risk that data on the computer  … 
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Going global: Get up and running quickly no matter where you need to go
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Discover how making sure that key capabilities are built into your technology can make your financial management system and processes an asset to global expansion. From finding and retaining the right talent to managing complex tax structures, your choices should enable you to easily handle the complexities of expanding your business globally.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Infor

Compliance Glossary of the Cloud
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Discover a comprehensive glossary of compliance standards for the cloud. Learn what your enterprise needs to remain compliant in the following fields: Audit/Assurance, Management, Finance, and more.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 23 Aug 2016

VMware

Health Care Security Is Personal: Act Now to Protect Patient Care
sponsored by Optum
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how healthcare organizations can successfully manage vulnerabilities in today's ever-evolving threat landscape. Inside, uncover how to identify, prioritize, prevent, and respond to new threats without impeding the flow of communications between patients, clinicians, admins, and 3rd party organizations.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 24 Jun 2016

Optum

Mobile Security and Risk Review
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Discover how the mobile threat landscape is changing as well as staying the same. Learn about emerging risks, uncover a list the top blacklisted consumer apps, and get tips on how to protect your assets against mobile risks and threats.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

MobileIron

Take a Behavioral Bite Out of Crime
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: 44% of retail shrink is due to employee theft. This is the greatest threat to profitablity at store level. This white paper, based on an extensive study, presents hiring strategy improvements that your organization can quickly adopt.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 21 Jul 2016

Infor

Extend Your Access Management Regime To Office 365
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: See how thinking smartly about identity and access management deployment can make all the difference when it comes to securing your enterprise's data on the cloud. Learn common mistakes made when attempting to utilize security measures on Office 365, synchronizing data with its directories, and more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

IBM

Email Security Strategies for Mid-Sized Enterprises
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to create an email strategy to combat not only traditional spam attacks, but also malware, spear/phishing, denial of service, directory harvest attacks, and more. Learn the potential damage these attacks can create and how to mitigate the risks.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

LogicNow

Real-Time Voice Authentication at the Call Center
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Biometrics offers one of the best opportunities to improve security and the customer experience. Discover the advantages of biometric authentication by reducing handle time by 25 to 45 seconds, save significantly in the call center, and more.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

NICE Systems, Inc

Managing Encrypted Traffic
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can utilize encrypted traffic management solutions while granting complete visibility and control of SSL communications and the potential threats therein without the need to re-architect your security infrastructure, nor impact network performance.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Blue Coat Systems

Combat Escalating Threats to Your Data Center
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief discusses the security threats that businesses are facing in the data center, the consequences of substandard or nonexistent security measures, and primary strategies for these problems. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.
 
 
COMPUTER SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  will be compromised by physical theft or an attack by an external hacker . Hardware protection is inherently less vulnerable to software-based attacks and authentication processes are conducted through a secure subsystem. The device also enhances the security of Web browser s, email programs and other important applications.TPM chips are available from a number of vendors, including Atmel, Broadcom, Infineon, Sinosun, STMicroelectronics and Winbond. TPM could, potentially, be used on any type of computing device. The devices are currently being installed on desktops, laptops and tablet PCs by … 
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