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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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Five Questions to Ask Your SaaS Provider Before Putting Sensitive Data in the Cloud
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Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

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Addressing unique security concerns within the Healthcare Industry
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WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to discover how hackers are attacking the healthcare industry and what you can do to combat them.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

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The Secret To Finding Unknown IT Security Threats
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WHITE PAPER: Read this brief article to discover how predictive analytics and adaptable machine learning can enhance your security and protect you from even the worse threats.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

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3 Ways Anomaly Detection Improves IT Operations
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Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

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Cyber Security Roadmap
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a clear, easy-to-follow roadmap to creating comprehensive security on a modest budget.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2015

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Windows Server 2003: Why You Should Get Current
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover helpful tips on a successful Windows Server 2003 migration, including two migration options that are available to customers and how to develop a strategy for mitigating and modernizing existing Windows Server 2003 and related application installations.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

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South Washington Co. Schools: redefining the network
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WHITE PAPER: As a result of the exponential growth in wireless devices, South Washington County Schools needed an easier way to maintain security and manage both wired and wireless networks. Read this case study to learn more about the structure the school implemented to improve security.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

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Flash Storage: Powering the Future of IT
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about how flash storage not only provides the performance necessary to run these applications, but also the security to prevent data breaches.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

IBM

Data Security and Privacy: Building Confidence in Big Data
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WHITE PAPER: In order to protect big data, you need to first understand big data. This white paper will help you do so.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Data masking everywhere
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Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

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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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