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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 the Business Case for Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: With more than 1 billion mobile banking users last year, the need for mobile banking security improvement is only getting more dire every year.Learn how authentication in online banking has changed and what factors you should look for to balance security and convenience.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

HID

IoT Guardian for the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by Zingbox
WHITE PAPER: Last year, healthcare was the most attacked industry, and 17% of documented attacks were facilitated through IoT medical devices. Download this white paper and discover how to fully protect your network from vulnerable or compromised medical devices – a healthcare organization's weakest link.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Zingbox

Vendor Vulnerability: How to Prevent the Security Risk of Third-Party Suppliers
sponsored by Bomgar Corp.
WHITE PAPER: Learn the history of vendor ID theft and steps to mitigate its threat. Can you name the immediate and far-reaching concerns for vendor vulnerability? Find out what can be done on your end to ensure you manage (and prevent) this vulnerability.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 23 Nov 2016

Bomgar Corp.

Reasonable Security Best Practices: Learning From Notable Data Breaches
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Has your company implemented "reasonable security"? If so, you should be able to avoid lawsuits and fines after a data breach. But what is "reasonable security," and is there a definition?
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Published: 28 Nov 2016

Global Knowledge

In-Depth Reviews for SIEM Buyers
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: Explore a collection of resources and reports that dive deep into what a SIEM solution needs to provide and how to evaluate the right solution for your organization. Specifically, get an overview and third-party reviews for AlienVault's SIEM platform.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

AlienVault

Quantifying the Value of Firewall Management
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: In this research report, Aberdeen Group examined more than 13,000 current network firewall installations. Uncover how to reduce the total annualized business impact of managing firewalls without reducing the protection afforded by them.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

FireMon

Top 5 Reasons Public Sector Looks to the Cloud
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: As businesses continue to deal with digital transformation, public sector organizations have more requirements to deal with than those in the private sector. Discover the 5 key areas that make cloud the best option for public sector digital transformations.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

Accenture

Beyond Next-Gen: Defining Future-ready Endpoint Security
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: In this ESG report, discover how to achieve your desired level of high fidelity to get the most out of your endpoint protection. Learn how other organizations are buying their endpoint protection and make determinations for your own endpoint solution moving forward.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

TrendMicro

State of the Internet Report Q3 2016
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: This reports leverages cybersecurity data from around the world to show you how organizations fared against cyberattacks in Q3 2016. You'll learn statistics and see figures illustrating which industries were hit hardest and in what areas. Uncover what you should do in the year ahead to protect your enterprise.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Akamai

Important Considerations for Comparing Data Protection Vendors
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: What should you look for when comparing data protection vendors? Discover how factors like the scope of your data, cloud storage and, most importantly, risk should affect your decision.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Commvault
 
 
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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