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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)
 
SANS- A Proactive Response to Incident Response
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover the keys to lowering IR costs and maximizing ROI, View now and learn how to increase your organization's security level by developing an IR process utilizing manual and basic forensics.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Blue Coat Systems

Flipping the Script: Law Firms Hunted by Cybercriminals
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the cyber-threats facing law firms, explaining why they are attractive and easy targets for cybercriminals. Access it to discover just how much danger your firm is in and how you can stay safe.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 07 Jan 2016

SurfWatch Labs

Addressing the Full Attack Continuum Before, During, and After an Attack
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover a new threat-centric security model that delivers visibility and control your business needs across its extended network.
Posted: 04 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco

Infographic: Top Reasons You Need A High Performance ADC
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In a world where 35% of data breaches consist of web attacks, you need a reliable security strategy. Access this infographic to learn what's at stake for network security, and how you can mitigate these issues with four key capabilities.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

A10 Networks

Success That Scales: Delivering Security Intelligence for Organizations of All Sizes
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how an integrated security intelligence platform with scalable capabilities, allowing enterprises to stay a step ahead of security threats. Read on to learn how this platform can enable you to scale out and up and deploy new capabilities such as integrated risk management, vulnerability management, and incident forensics.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

Deploy an Enterprise Mobility Gateway to Optimize Access Control
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to scale, secure, and optimize control of your anytime, anywhere network, cloud, and application access. Read this paper to securely manage your workforce mobility and unburden your IT department and learn how to deliver seamless user access to all web-based resources.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

F5 Networks

5 Steps to Achieve Risk-based Application Security Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will show you how to make applications security a strategically managed process.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

The Insecurity of Network-Connected Printers: Address Hardcopy Document Security
sponsored by HP Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive report, you will examine the risks dredged up by insecure printers and other peripheral devices in your business, as well as discover several best-in-class action strategies and practices for addressing end-point device and hardcopy document security.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

HP Limited

SIEM Solution Report: How Did Yours Score?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report looks at 13 SIEM tools and identifies each one's strengths and cautions. Access now to determine if your ideal SIEM strategy is a niche player, a visionary, a challenger, or a leader.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

IBM

Executive Viewpoint: Getting Tough on Security Threats
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this executive viewpoint, you'll uncover a Q&A with security pro Mark Vondemkamp as he reveals how organizations can ramp up scalability, access control, and context-aware policies in their threat management efforts. Find answers to five pertinent questions.
Posted: 08 Feb 2016 | Published: 08 Feb 2016

F5 Networks
 
 
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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