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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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The Economic Benefits of Unified Email Management
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the cost-effectiveness of a software-as-a-service email management and security solution.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Mimecast

Today's State of Mobile App Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices are at serious risk of being hacked with threat vectors constantly evolving. Organizations should consider mobile app assessments to determine if existing apps are exposed to risks that are unique to mobile environments. This white paper highlights the way to combat these threats.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

10 Vital Questions for Evaluating Your Mobile Security Strategy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Mobile security concerns continue to abound in the workplace (from passcode enforcement to device encryption). An end-to-end mobile security framework can allay these concerns. This white paper discusses the 10 "must-have" questions when thinking about mobile device management (MDM) at work.
Posted: 29 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

Jboss Enterprise Middleware Healthcheck Service
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how an enterprise middleware health check can help ensure your enterprise application platform is operating at maximum security and efficiency.
Posted: 29 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Red Hat

Cyber Risk Report: Data Breaches and the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents cybercrime statistics and trends that can help you stay secure despite the numerous threats facing the healthcare industry.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jul 2015

SurfWatch Labs

Case Study: Meeting Compliance with Secure Document Capture and Printing
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study to discover how the VHA implemented secure document and print management solutions for improved security, compliance, and quality of care.
Posted: 27 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Nuance

Cyber Attack Survival Checklist
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: This cyber-attack survival checklist will help you avoid common mistakes and eliminate deficiencies within your existing security measures.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

CrowdStrike

Web Security Threat Report 2015
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: By using data from the most comprehensive global intelligence network in the world, this resource provides a breakdown of each type of cyber-attack and how you can prevent it.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Jul 2015

Symantec

Fast Detection & Deep Understanding: Responding Effectively to Cyber Attacks
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of the relationship between threat identification and security intelligence, and gives tips on how you can improve both of these factors.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

Mobile Device Management for Retail
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the new age of mobility in the retail space, as well as how to overcome security challenges with centralized device control, compliance, system updates, and disaster recovery.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

IBM
 
 
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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