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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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Managing Risks and Mitigating Threats in Today's IT Environment
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a complete security platform that takes a risk-based, adversary-centric approach to threat protection to ensure your IT environment remains protected.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

TechData - HPE

State of Software Security Heading into 2017: Application Security
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Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 17 Jan 2017

Veracode, Inc.

The Suspicious Seven: A Network Visibility Checklist
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WHITE PAPER: Discover an outline of seven of the most common types of network blind spots and suspicious activities that every security team needs to be able to see.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Wi-Fi is Easy, Secure Wi-Fi is the Challenge.
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WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, learn about the increasing demand for Wi-Fi, and more importantly, how to secure your wireless network.
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 Oct 2016

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Survey Findings: Data Security
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WHITE PAPER: This data security report illuminates the data security concerns held by businesses. Learn how to obtain the business support needed to integrate data security, while mitigating the cloud and mobile risks that plague IT.
Posted: 04 Jan 2017 | Published: 04 Jan 2017

Dell, Inc. & Intel®

Best Practices for Dealing with Phishing and Next-Generation Malware
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WHITE PAPER: This Osterman Research study focuses on the current security problems with email and other systems, and offers recommendations about how to improve security. Learn how to combat phishing and next-gen malware threats through a variety of best practices, beginning with user training.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

KnowBe4

Oh #@$%! I've Been Breached: What to do Next
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how to not only put together an incident response plan (IRP), but what to do during and afterwards to reduce downtime and smoothly transition back to normal operations as quickly as possible.
Posted: 22 Dec 2016 | Published: 22 Dec 2016

Armor

Insights Into How Math Can Defeat Malware
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Posted: 05 Jan 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2017

Dell, Inc. & Intel®

How the Cloud Has Changed Email Archiving Forever
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how the cloud has revolutionized email archiving and what your enterprise can do to ensure its compliance, security, and retrieval capabilities.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Mimecast North America

Application Security Beyond SAST and DAST
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about trends in and the future of application security as it stands today and what organizations need to do to secure the most oft-attacked and breached layer of their products: the app layer.
Posted: 16 Jan 2017 | Published: 16 Jan 2017

Veracode, 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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