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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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Five Ways Wire Data Analytics Enables Real-Time Healthcare Systems
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WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the rise of the real-time healthcare system and the demands that means for IT. Find out how to better support critical business goals as well as comply with security and patient privacy regulations.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

ExtraHop

Manage Identities & Access for Continuous Compliance & Reduced Risk
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of IAM strategies complying with regulations to ensure strong security.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

IBM

Ready, Aim, HP Fortify!
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WHITE PAPER: In this case study, discover how the U.S. Army uses a particular software to help prevent attacks to the TAMIS system.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Truly Mobile File and Print Solution Provides Enterprise-Wide Coverage
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WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover a new enterprise-class mobile file and print solution that provides file syncing, sharing, and printing to users wherever they are – all without compromising compliance or security standards.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Novell, Inc.

Needle in a Datastack: The Rise of Big Security Data
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Big data holds many answers, but only if an organization has the capability to harness the ever growing amounts of security information. In deploying a SIEM solution to analyze this data, organizations can repel advanced threats in real-time as well as spot the stealthy, dormant threat.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Intel Security

iPad in Action: Cresent Construction
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Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Apple Inc.

Best Practices Guide: Tools for Threat Intelligence and Incident Forensics
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a suite of tools that can be used to identify the perpetrator of a cybercrime, build a profile of a cyber-attack, and proactively protect your data, infrastructure, and intellectual property.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Sep 2014

DomainTools

HIPAA/HITECH Compliance Using VMware vCloud Hybrid Service
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WHITE PAPER: Uncover the responsibilities for PHI in the cloud, as well as an introduction to the VMware Business Associate Agreement.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CDW Corporation

Dell Mobility Solutions: A powerful portfolio
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WHITE PAPER: When choosing a bring your own device (BYOD) business solution, make sure it's flexible, covers security and covers all the devices in your business. In this new business brief, see how Dell offers end-to-end BYOD mobility solutions that meet your company's needs today, and down the road.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Moving Beyond the Firewall for Complete Data Protection
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WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover several new security threats and what solutions are available to mitigate those risks going forward.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

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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