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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)
 
Office of the CIO - Box Case Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to secure Box on the cloud, and in doing so yield more benefits than just keeping your data safe.
Posted: 03 Feb 2017 | Published: 01 Feb 2017

IBM

Top 5 Questions Answered on How to Best Protect Your Data in the Cloud
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Discover 5 vital cloud data protection questions answered in this white paper, covering your organizations first steps into migrating to the cloud all the way to dealing with long-term compliance issues.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 21 Feb 2017

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

Navigating Market Complexity to Fulfill Network Security Requirements
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to take a strategic approach to selecting the right tools for modern network security. Discover how SMBs can tackle the challenge of navigating the market to make sure they're putting pragmatic, streamlined, and effective security measures in place.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Putting a Next-Generation Firewall Through Its Paces
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: See how the Forcepoint Stonesoft Next-Generation Firewall was given a detailed product scorecard after being subjected to thorough testing for security effectiveness (exploits, false positives, etc.), performance (UDP throughput, max capacity, etc.), stability and reliability ant total cost of ownership.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Forcepoint

Box: Securing Business Information in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to address content security challenges with Box on the cloud and enable productivity and collaboration with anyone, anywhere, and at any time, while maintaining control and compliance over your business content.
Posted: 06 Feb 2017 | Published: 06 Feb 2017

IBM

Wi-Fi is Easy, Secure Wi-Fi is the Challenge.
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, learn about the increasing demand for Wi-Fi, and more importantly, how to secure your wireless network.
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 Oct 2016

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

DDoS Attack Cybersecurity for 2017
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the modern DDoS landscape, what to expect from future trends, and how to keep the lessons learned from last year's attacks primed and ready to keep your organization safe.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 24 Jan 2017

Neustar

Why SSL Decryption is Critical for Today's Secure Web Gateways & 5 Keys to an Effective Solution
sponsored by ContentKeeper
WHITE PAPER: Discover why SSL decryption is a critical component for today's secure web gateways; and illustrated is a 5-point framework for evaluating these gateways to ensure you handle decryption successfully. Read on to also address the challenges associated with SSL decryption and how these created a big gap in effectiveness among solutions.
Posted: 03 Feb 2017 | Published: 03 Feb 2017

ContentKeeper

How to Build a Robust Application Security Governance Framework
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover not only how to simplify, but also streamline application security. Learn how to ensure that everyone is in-sync and that the organization is maximizing its investments, interpreting test results effectively, and setting expectations for everyone.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 17 Jan 2017

Veracode, Inc.

7 Data Loss Prevention Suite Providers Compared
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this report, Forrester Research identified, researched, and analyzed 7 top data loss prevention providers. Learn how each provider measures up and discover how to make an educated decision in choosing which might be the best for your enterprise.
Posted: 02 Feb 2017 | Published: 08 Nov 2016

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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