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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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Top 5 Facts to Know About Data Protection from SafeNet
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WHITE PAPER: This infographic showcases 5 facts about SafeNet, a leading provider of data protection solutions. View now to learn about the protection that SafeNet could bring to your organization's sensitive data.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Identity and Access Governance Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Courion Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This Identity and Access Governance Buyer's Guide is designed to help you define requirements for an Identity and Access Governance solution for your enterprise.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

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How to Build Defense in Depth Against Advanced Cyber Attacks with Vectra and Sandbox Security
sponsored by Vectra Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces Vectra, a leading innovator in real-time detection of in-progress cyber attacks that complements sandbox security solutions to create an in-depth defense against advanced persistent threats.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Vectra Networks

Self-Encrypting Drives
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper expalins encryption and different encryption processes.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Micron Technology

Getting IT Security Wrong Can Be Costly—How to Balance Investment with Risk
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why so many executives take little interest in information security; why compliance needs to be combined with a more risk-based approach to security; the importance of creating a security-aware culture; and more.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Clearswift

Identity and Access Intelligence: How Big Data and Risk Analytics Will Revolutionize IAM
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the shortcoming of today's IAM systems and gives an overview of Identity and Access Intelligence Systems.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Courion Corporation

IDC White Paper: EMC Isilon Scale-Out Data Lake Foundation
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WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to find out which capabilities are essential for building a Big Data infrastructure.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

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Protecting Government Information While Reducing Complexity and Ongoing Cost
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Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Dell

Taking Control of File Sharing Services
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WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses how file sharing services are being used within enterprises; the benefits and risks that they bring; and the factors that organizations should consider in selecting an enterprise-grade service in order to ensure its security.
Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Mimecast

The Cyber-Resilient Enterprise: Harnessing Your Security Intelligence
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This important whitepaper offers security resiliency as the paradigm shift that must occur, forcing you to rethink the way you approach security, utilize what you already have, identify the gaps, and move from reaction to prediction.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

Symantec Corporation
 
 
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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