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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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Computer Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
 
Designing Single Sign-On Architecture for Enhanced Security
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how single sign-on and session management, across a wide variety of sites using host-only cookies, can make their theft much more difficult by using a centralized star topology. Access now and discover more benefits to this method.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

CA Technologies

Ensuring Document Security Across Any Device
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices have become more common in the workplace and produced a goal of ensuring that sensitive documents can be shared and accessed securely from any device. Access this white paper to learn about a solution that circumvents device management and instead allows for management of the documents themselves.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 05 Apr 2016

BlackBerry

Client Virtualization Solutions Made Simple
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how client virtualization strategies have made it simpler to procure, deploy, scale, and manage virtual desktops. Read on and you'll learn the benefits of deploying client virtualization strategies using hyper-converged systems.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

Overcoming Data Sovereignty and Security Challenges with the Cloud
sponsored by PEER 1
WHITE PAPER: Access this valuable resource now and learn how to stay ahead of data residency laws, ensure you are storing data correctly, and safeguard your customer's data and ensure that its sovereignty remains intact.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

PEER 1

Becoming a Managed Security Service Provider: Why a Layered Approach to Security is Essential
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper suggests the kinds of services that a managed service provider (MSP) can offer to clients that will help them develop a managed security service. Access now to explore the kinds of attacks that service providers can help customers avoid.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

LogicNow

Top Strategies to Automate Across Your Enterprise Network
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The cloud is forcing IT decision-makers to re-evalute how they deploy their networks to ensure the best security and efficiency. Attackers know the cloud is their next big target. Access this white paper to learn how to deal with the threat landscape and drive business forward while reducing operating costs.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Blue Skies Ahead? The State of Cloud Adoption
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: As we continue to become more reliant on the cloud, IT needs greater visibility to achieve better trust in the cloud's security. This comprehensive report reveals the results of a survey conducted with 1,200 IT decision-makers across 8 different countries about the security challenges they've faced with cloud adoption.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

Intel Security

Think Like an Attacker: Six Steps Toward Better Security
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this expert white paper why piecemeal endpoint defenses are not are sufficient to protect against today's threat vectors—and think like an attacker to bolster your defenses. Read on to take 6 steps toward better security, including learning to redefine your perimeter, and more.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

Intel Security

Top 5 IT Challenges Facing Canadian Businesses
sponsored by Rogers Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Business success increasingly hinges on a company's ability to use new technology to drive innovation and improve operational efficiency. But IT leaders say their ability to advance the business is challenged. Read this brief white paper to learn about the IT challenges facing businesses today and why IT departments are wasting 200 hours per week.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

Rogers Communications, Inc.

Be More Secure With Micro-Segmentation
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This short infographic specifically identifies one way that you can improve security within the confines of your data center. Explore how using micro-segmentation can help create partitions that will prevent attackers from rampaging through your data center.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Mar 2016

VMware
 
 
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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