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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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Network Management and Operational Efficiency: How the Right NGFW Makes It Possible
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Learn about how you can find a next-gen firewall (NGFW) system that is built to fit the strength and scalability your business needs, with the simplicity and efficiency that you want in this white paper.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 10 May 2017

Forcepoint

Report: Tracking Global Internet Encryption Trends
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover the numbers, drivers, and trends behind the jump from virtually non-existent encryption of browsers, social media sites, webmail, and SaaS applications to today's reality of over 50% encryption.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Apr 2017

F5 Networks

Getting Started With Dmarc: Your Email Security
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to protect employees, business partners, and consumers from fraudulent email, give immediate insight into the email threat landscape, increase email deliverability and engagement, reduce customer service cost,reduce phishing remediation costs, and more.
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | Published: 26 Apr 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

How Fortinet Security Fabric Addresses Today's Top Security Concerns
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how you can get the networks security you need to protect your organization from IoT, ransomware, a lack of skilled IT security staff and more.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 03 Mar 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

How to Gain Unified Endpoint Management in Your Mobile Computing Network
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Given the importance of mobile computing in keeping businesses competitive, it's more important than ever that organizations strike the appropriate balance between security and productivity. Access this whitepaper to uncover how to act upon security best practices, score your business' security infrastructure and more.
Posted: 28 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

IBM

Demystifying The Threat Landscape: 10 Ways Network Security Pros Can Step Up Game
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll learn more about the changing network security landscape, where your business is most vulnerable today, and 10 areas you can step up your security game.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

F5 Networks

How Credential Phishing is Changing — How to Stop It
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to stop phishing attacks and how the strategy and tactics are getting more sophisticated in surprising ways.
Posted: 28 Apr 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Prevent Full-Blown Breaches with Threat Response and Incident Intelligence
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The manual tasks it takes to aggregate, organize, and analyze data from all of the key systems and devices on your network can be incredibly time-consuming and can overwhelm security teams with their scope. Discover how to modernize security with threat response and incident intelligence.
Posted: 02 May 2017 | Published: 02 May 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Identity Management: The Key to Stopping Breaches
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: With 43% of breaches caused by insiders, organizations need to find a better way to handle identity. Discover how to not only secure identities, but turn it into a business enabler, give your organization the power to build a modern security infrastructure that is centered around your users and their access to your data, and more.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Apr 2017

SailPoint Technologies

The Current State of Email Security
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Explore email security threats' most common delivery methods and ID their risks to your organization. Also uncover effective remedies to both internal and external threats and how to implement them.
Posted: 17 May 2017 | Published: 17 May 2017

Microsoft
 
 
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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