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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)
 
The Buck Stops Where?
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: By 2020, Gartner estimates that 75% of Fortune 500 companies will treat vendor risk management as a board-level initiative to mitigate brand and reputation risk. In this white paper, gain insight into how data breaches are affecting both large and small businesses and how these businesses can mitigate their risks of future data breaches.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Published: 13 Oct 2017

BitSight

Security Orchestration and Micro-Segmentation for Public and Private Cloud
sponsored by Cloudvisory
WHITE PAPER: According to Gartner, misconfiguration and mistakes are the leading causes of operations incidents and successful security attacks.
Posted: 22 Sep 2017 | Published: 22 Sep 2017

Cloudvisory

Overview of AWS Security - Analytics Services, Mobile and Applications Services
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: Cloud-based analytics services can help your organization process and analyze any volume of data. Download this resource to learn how your organization can benefit from a variety of cloud based analytics and mobile application services, ranging from identity and access management to mobile analytics, and deployment and management services.
Posted: 09 Oct 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Amazon Web Services

PCI Compliance with Unified Security Management
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: Because organizations are often racing to get ready for their next fast-approaching PCI audit, IT security teams struggle to meet requirements defined by PCI. Read this white paper to gain insight into PCI compliance and how your company can ensure readiness for PCI DDS 3.2.
Posted: 19 Oct 2017 | Published: 19 Oct 2017

AlienVault

11 Security Analytics Providers Slug it Out
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Forrester surveys indicate that 74% of global enterprise security technology decision makers rate improving security monitoring as a high or critical priority. In this Forrester report, discover an in-depth look at 11 security analytics vendors: where they excel, fall short, and how they compare to one another.
Posted: 14 Sep 2017 | Published: 06 Mar 2017

LogRhythm, Inc.

Amazon Web Services: Risk and Compliance
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: Key into this white paper to explore a basic approach to evaluating AWS controls as well as AWS-specific information around general cloud computing compliance questions.
Posted: 11 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Amazon Web Services

ActivID Authentication Appliance for Enterprise
sponsored by HID Global
WHITE PAPER: While it's a necessity to provide employees, contractors, partners, and customers anytime, anywhere access to appropriate resources, it's also imperative that enterprises are able to maintain their security. Take a look at this white paper to reveal an authentication platform that can help you deliver access to the right users at the right time.
Posted: 21 Sep 2017 | Published: 21 Sep 2017

HID Global

Integrate Cloud Faxing with your Multi-function Printers
sponsored by J2 Cloud Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the immediate benefits of a cloud faxing model with the integration of a multi-function printer (MFP).
Posted: 21 Sep 2017 | Published: 21 Sep 2017

J2 Cloud Services

From HummingBad to Worse: The History of the Yingmob
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Inside, learn about the malware known as HummingBad, the main tool of the Chinese cybercriminal group Yingmob. Find out what damage this malware can do, how it went global, and more.
Posted: 18 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Symantec™ Cloud Generation Malware Analysis
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Hackers continue to show endless ingenuity in penetrating corporate networks with malware, which means organizations need to fight back harder than ever. By reading this white paper, you'll learn more about defeating malware.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Published: 13 Oct 2017

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
 
 
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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