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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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Breaches Happen: Be Prepared
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper will teach you how to protect yourself from damaging attacks and effectively respond to them and unveils the protection and defense life cycle.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

451 Research Report: Cloud Management Platforms: A Comparison of Product Categories
sponsored by Scalr
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the emergence of CMPs, as well as their capabilities that support a specific audience.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Scalr

10 Things Every IT Manager Must Know About the Enemy Within
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains critical information on where insider threats originate and explores one company's innovative tools for preventing data breaches within your enterprise.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Clearswift

Case Study - NVIDIA Enables True SAP Security
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how NVIDIA, a well-known GPU and SOC technology provider, was able to gain the capabilities needed to effectively manage threats to its SAP systems, perform pre and post audit scans of its whole application environment, and conduct basic scans on a regular basis with continuous monitoring and detection of vulnerabilities.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014


10 Steps to Mitigate a DDoS Attack in Real Time
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource details a 10-step process to stopping distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks immediately and before critical damage can be made.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

F5 Networks

Prolexic Quarterly Global DoS Attack Report
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The following case study intends to illustrate global view of security threats, vulnerabilities and trends surrounding DDoS attacks. In addition, it covers the feasibility of building botnets through the compromise of large installs of commonly used frameworks.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Akamai Technologies

Building an Intelligence-Driven Security Operations Center
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: Learn why security organizations needs to shift resources from preventing intrusion toward rapid threat detection and remediation, and the intelligence-driven security approach required to do so.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Evolving Security Efforts to Meet PCI DSS v 3.0
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the latest version of the payment card standard, which includes clarifications and new requirements that organizations must comply with by the end of 2014.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

Five Must-Haves for Enterprise File Sync and Share Flexibility
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: This is why it's vital to have an enterprise-grade sync and share solution in place, but what constitutes enterprise grade? Read this whitepaper for five must-haves for enterprise sync and share flexibility.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Code42

IDC 2014 WW MarketScape Report for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how vendors fared in IDC's assessment of IAM offerings for federated identity management and single sign-on.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM
 
 
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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