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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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Cloud-Based Security Threats Present Challenges and Opportunities for MSPs
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Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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SC Magazine Security Brief: Server Side Risk
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Authentication Management: Ensuring Security for Remote Workers
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What Will Security for the Network of the Future Look Like?
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LogRhythm’s Security Intelligence Platform
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The Most Powerful of Adversaries: NSA Programs and Techniques Provide Lessons in Data Privacy and Managing Enterprise Collaboration
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A Guide to Data Privacy for Business and IT Executives
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Advanced Intelligence (AI) EngineTM
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Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

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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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