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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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Scaling Analytics to Meet Real-Time Threats in Large Enterprises
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes a comprehensive validation lab test recently performed by the SANS Institute on LogRhythm's security analytics platform.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

LogRhythm, Inc.

Enabling Mobile Users and Staying Compliant: How Healthcare Organizations Manage Both
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a mobile security solution that provides containerization, application-wrapping and secure connectivity to healthcare organizations, helping prevent data breaches and meet compliance regulations.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

The Key to Protecting your Website is Knowledge
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Learn how vulnerabilities can seriously affect your organisation if the proper steps aren't taken towards protection.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Symantec

Mitigating Web Threats with Comprehensive and Pervasive Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the challenges regarding Web security, and explores a solution with a durable network-based security architecture that is designed to protect against malicious threats.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 May 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Security Solutions: Balancing Protection and Productivity
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, explores security solutions that provide transparent security, integrated containerization for simply application development and deployment, and a more optimal user experience.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

Use Case: Secure Internet Access for 71,000 Australian Students
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a use case involving an Australian educational in need of a centralized, scalable solution in order to distribute materials to 45,000 users per day in safe, easily accessible manner.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Websense, Inc.

Research Report: Mobile Security Trends in the Workplace
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report, get the facts on enterprise mobility trends and BYOD programs, and discover how organizations should adapt to this changing IT security landscape.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Bluebox

One campus card for Educational Institutions
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Click through to this white paper to discover the advantages of implementing a single campus card, including various security benefits to protect college campuses.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

HID

Implementing Privileged Account Security to Address Advanced Threats
sponsored by Cyber-Ark Software
WHITE PAPER: In this informative Q&A, you'll get inside information from industry analysts as they discuss the best security practices for IT professionals, why privileged account security is vital to a successful security plan, and how to protect your systems from new strategies utilized by cybercriminals.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cyber-Ark Software

Cybercriminals Exploit New Weaknesses in Retailers’ Networks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover how you can protect your retail business and your customers by implementing smart security strategies, including increased endpoint security and privileged account management.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

FireEye
 
 
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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