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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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Harnessing the tyranny of autonomy: the Dropbox problem and the manager’s dilemma
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover whether your employees should be able to share information that improves productivity, or if it should be tightly controlled for privacy and security purposes
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

How Managed Endpoint Security Can Help Expand Your Managed Services Business
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how utilizing a single integrated management platform for malware protection can help Managed Service Providers (MSPs) streamline and standardize their security efforts, and the many benefits of implementing managed endpoint security for MSPs and their customers.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

N-able Technologies

Mitigating Security & Compliance Risks with EMM
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Due to potential threats to enterprise security that come along with workforce mobility, companies are discovering pitfalls from legal, competitive, and productivity standpoints.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

BlackBerry

ROI and Benefits of a Cloud-Based Application Security Service
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this report from Forrester Research, Inc., discover the potential ROI you could achieve by deploying a cloud-based application security service. Explore the costs and risk of this technology, and weigh them with the benefits you could experience.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the current maturation of the enterprise file synchronization and sharing (EFFS) market, which will benefit organizations looking for solutions to support their increasingly mobile workforce and support BYOD initiatives.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Accellion, Inc.

Web Application Firewalls vs. Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the ability of two different types of firewalls—Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)—to protect web applications from security threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Implementing Privileged Account Security to Address Advanced Threats
sponsored by Cyber-Ark Software
WHITE PAPER: In this informative Q&A, you'll get inside information from industry analysts as they discuss the best security practices for IT professionals, why privileged account security is vital to a successful security plan, and how to protect your systems from new strategies utilized by cybercriminals.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cyber-Ark Software

Secure Border Computing
sponsored by Zentera Systems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This important whitepaper covers the emerging cloud virtualization market and details how to keep your information secure.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Zentera Systems Inc.

Survey: Can Security in Higher Education Be Both Open and Secure?
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: This report contains data collected by SANS regarding the successes and challenges that colleges and universities experience in protecting their environments from threats, and also provides advice for security professionals working in these environments to improve their tactics in this critical area.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

AlienVault

The Power to Destroy: How Malware Works
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn the basics of how malware works and how cyber criminals use it to steal valuable data, as well as the best practices for defending your website against them.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Symantec
 
 
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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