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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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Hybrid Clouds: Best Practices for Harnessing and Securing
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WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into understanding the business, organizational, and technical dimensions of securing hybrid clouds.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

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Build or Buy? Security Operations Center Strategies for Midmarket Companies
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Posted: 02 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

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Malware Year in Review 2016
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Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 14 Jun 2017

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Building a More Effective Vulnerability Scanning Program
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Posted: 09 Jun 2017 | Published: 09 Jun 2017


Conquer malware: Cloud-based protection, multi-lane Defense, and more
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Posted: 09 Jun 2017 | Published: 09 Jun 2017

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What Makes a Cyber Resilient Organization?
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Posted: 19 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

IBM Resilient

How to Address Today's Top Security Vulnerabilities
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how to confront the lack of faith many organizations have in their security policy, stay current with regulatory compliance, and keep pace with the evolving and expanding corporate infrastructure.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

Your Guide to Mitigating Phishing Attacks
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Posted: 15 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

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8 Things to Know About a Secure Web Gateway
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Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

Prevent Socially-Engineered Targeted Attacks: Vendor Spotlight
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how anti-spear phishing, anti-whaling, and specialized threat analysis and protection (STAP) features are the best techniques to prevent socially-engineered, targeted cyberattacks, as well as how to evaluate vendors, essential buyer guidance on a leading vendor, and more.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 05 Jun 2017

Fortinet, 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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