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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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Managed Security Services: How Can They Benefit You?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the financial and technological benefits of investing in managed security services.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Four Steps to a Proactive Big Data Security Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces four essential steps to proactively securing all the data in your enterprise.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

UC&C Is Revolutionizing IT: How Can You Be a Part of It?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to implement UC&C upgrades, maximize productivity and leverage real-time applications. Read on to learn how to transform your enterprise with BYOD and UC&C.
Posted: 19 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Technology for Simplified SOC Creating
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of an SOC and gives suggestions for implementing technology that simplifies the process of SOC creation.
Posted: 14 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Splunk

A Simple Guide to Successful Penetration Testing
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of penetration testing and presents six steps to doing it effectively.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015

Core Security Technologies

Partnering Up to Meet Your Clients' Security Needs
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the opportunity that today's cybersecurity challenges present to solution providers and explains why finding the right security partner is essential for capitalizing on it.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 28 Aug 2015

Webroot

A Faster, More Effective Way to Manage Authentication Deployments
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Next generation authentication services can make accessing virtualized and cloud-based services less of a struggle. Read on to see more of what a next generation authentication service can do for your organization.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

SafeNet, Inc.

Gain the Competitive Edge with Streamlined Big Data Analytics
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®
WHITE PAPER: This business-oriented white paper summarizes the wide-ranging benefits of the Hadoop platform across diverse industries, from healthcare and retail to telecommunications, highlighting common data processing use cases and exploring examples of specific use cases. Read on to find out more.
Posted: 13 Aug 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2015

Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®

Data Sovereignty and the Cloud
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the complex issue of achieving data sovereignty without sacrificing the benefits of the cloud.
Posted: 19 Aug 2015 | Published: 19 Aug 2015

IntraLinks, Inc

Research Infographic: Moving Enterprise Applications to the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic provides recent insights from the research firm Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC) on how to orchestrate a successful cloud migration. Read on to learn about the importance of infrastructure management services and the benefits of cloud managed services.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 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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