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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)
 
Security Framework: A Guide for Business Leaders
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Don't satisfy yourself with the status quo. In this guide, access an extensive security framework which will analyze, detect, prevent, and respond to all known and unknown cyber threats. Learn how to formulate a strategy that will rapidly automate protection, extend network visibility, and more.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Mission-Critical Mobile Security: A Stronger, Sensible Approach
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shares a unqiue, innovative approach to help organizations address today's mobile security vulnerabilities and the security risks associated with BYOD. Uncover highlights for a reliable mobile security strategy that follows the user and is not limited to one device.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Aug 2016

Unisys

KuppingerCole Report: Access Management and Federation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Streamlined access management technology is readily available today. Before you make any investments, however, take a look at this extensive white paper. Learn about the leaders in web access management today from the perspective of IT experts.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM

The Evolution and Impact of Hidden Mobile Threats
sponsored by Wandera
WHITE PAPER: Learn to protect your mobile workforce and their devices comprehensively in this white paper. Uncover the many attack vectors malicious users and programs use to target vital enterprise and personal data, and how to plug any gaps you many have in your defenses.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Wandera

Report: The Impact of Security Threats on Business
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: In the following report, executives underscore just how expensive it is to recover from a cyber-attack. Learn where organizations are continuing to take action despite major revenue losses, and what more can be done.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Radware

The Virtual Firewall Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today's organizations can benefit from additional layers of protection. Access this concise infographic and explore eight virtual firewall questions you should be asking.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 13 Sep 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

11 Steps IT Needs to Take When Adopting Cloud Apps and Services
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This step-by-step guide takes you through the 11 things that an enterprise needs to do in order to de-risk apps and employees and maximize their use of adopting cloud applications and services. Learn not only the benefits, but the pitfalls and dangers, of using cloud services like Box, Dropbox, Office 365, and Salesforce.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Blue Coat Systems

Quantifying the Riskand Economic Impactof Bad Bots
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to mitigate the threat of bad bots to your enterprise's sites. Discover vital information on issues faced by sites due to bad bots, such as web scraping, security breaches, spam, skewed analytics, and more.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2016

Distil Networks

Assessment: 14 Security Information and Event Management Vendors
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The need for early targeted attack detection and response is driving the expansion of new and existing SIEM deployments. Uncover this report to find out how 14 vendors of SIEM technology fared in an analysts' assessment.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

ESG Lab Review: Performance and Scalability as Key Firewall Requirements
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A key pillar of network security lies in the first line of defense against an unwanted attack: network firewalls. Uncover the most important requirements for data center firewalls, from performance and scale to network segmentation capabilities.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Juniper Networks, 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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