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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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Building an Intelligence-Driven Security Operations Center
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: Learn why security organizations needs to shift resources from preventing intrusion toward rapid threat detection and remediation, and the intelligence-driven security approach required to do so.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Smartphones Are Security Solutions
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the smartphone's potential for enabling a strong authentication strategy.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Aug 2014

HID

How to Woo Employees to Enterprise File Sync & Share: The Dropbox Breakup
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WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to find out more about the dangers of personal cloud sharing and the benefits of enterprise-ready file sync and share.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 21 Oct 2014

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Taming Shadow IT
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers an in-depth guide book to IT security in regards to cloud computing and applications.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 21 Oct 2014


Quick Wins with Website Protection Services
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WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the current state of website security and demonstrates the all-too-common error of neglecting security in this realm. Additionally, lean about a website protection solution that can quickly add measurable security to your web presence with a price for enticing than deploying an in-house solution.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Akamai Technologies

Comparing 6 Web Application Firewall Solutions
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WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource from NSS Labs provides detailed comparisons and analyses of web application firewalls from Barracuda, Citrix, F5, Fortinet, Imperva, and Sangfor.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Ready for Disaster the HIPAA-compliant Way
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Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 May 2014

Peak 10

How to survive security risks within a BYOD environment
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WHITE PAPER: Mobile device security is a moving target, and requires organizations to stay up-to-date on not just the threats, but also on the technology that defends against those threats. So how do you do it? Consult the following white paper to find out now including the technology to consider and more.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

AMAG Pharmaceuticals Secures Cloud and Mobile While Respecting User Privacy
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how BitGlass partnered with AMAG Pharmaceuticals to resolve critical security and privacy issues following the company's adoption of Google Apps' cloud and BYOD tools.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014


Extending Security Intelligence with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM Security Intelligence with Big Data can help organizations gain insights into advanced data threats.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM
 
 
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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