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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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Mac Endpoints Move Into The Enterprise - and Into The Crosshairs of Hackers
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Mac computers used to be safe havens—impregnable bunkers—that attackers couldn't figure out how to get into...until now. The threat landscape for Macs is seeing rapid growth. Access this white paper to learn which method is working to prevent malware.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 03 Jul 2017

Palo Alto Networks

Run Skype for Business as a Secure Virtual App
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Organizations of every size are adopting virtualized Skype for Business as the perfect solution to meet user expectations and security requirements. Learn more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Citrix

Continuous Application Security Testing Benefits
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: Security scrutiny is heavier than ever for financial services. Learn 4 benefits of properly deployed continuous application security testing can give your organization to help shine under the current environment of scrutiny.
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 25 Jul 2017

WhiteHat Security

The Human Factor in Security
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Through email, attackers trick people into installing malware, handing over their credentials, disclosing sensitive information and transferring funds. Read this white paper to uncover strategies that can detect and block phishing messages prior to reaching targets.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Passwords are Out: But What's Replacing Them?
sponsored by Crossmatch
WHITE PAPER: In this transcript, experts Keven Beaver and Jeff Carpenter discuss why passwords are obsolete and what the "human-proofed" future of authentication will look like.
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 25 Jul 2017

Crossmatch

How User Monitoring Helps Protect Against
sponsored by Veriato, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you'll learn why simply trusting your employees not to abuse their powers is not enough, and how this user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) platform paired with user activity monitoring (UAM) can help create the secure environment you need.
Posted: 02 Aug 2017 | Published: 02 Aug 2017

Veriato, Inc.

Office 365 Risk Mitigation
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover suggestions to enhance the security of your Office 365. With the suggestions provided, determine which security tactics will improve your security posture.
Posted: 21 Aug 2017 | Published: 21 Aug 2017

Mimecast

Dynamic Authentication
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: It's hard to run a secure business if you can't authenticate the identities of your online users. Learn how Dynamic Authentication can help bridge the gap, unifying both user experience and security needs.
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 | Published: 27 Jul 2017

iovation, Inc.

macOS Security Checklist
sponsored by JAMF
WHITE PAPER: The Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmark for macOS is widely regarded as a comprehensive checklist for organizations to follow to secure their Macs. Download this white paper to discover how to implement the organizations security recommendations.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 18 Aug 2017

JAMF

Cybersecurity Roadmap
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Every industry can be targeted by cybercrimes one way or another. Read this white paper to uncover strategies to protect your business from cyberattacks and see how this relates to your specific industry.
Posted: 18 Aug 2017 | Published: 18 Aug 2017

Cisco Systems, 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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