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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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How to Enable Secure Mobility & Improve Efficiency
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Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Published: 17 Nov 2014

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Identity and Access Governance Buyer's Guide
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Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

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Beyond Shadow IT: A Proactive Approach to Reducing Risk While Embracing Cloud Services
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Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

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Anti-Money Laundering Controls
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Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

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Tis the Season for Safer Shopping? Assessing the Security Performance of the Retail Industry
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Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

BitSight

How Tenable Optimized Vulnerability Management for Crosskey Banking Solutions
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Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

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Rethinking Data Discovery and Data Classification
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Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Digital Guardian

Addressing Changes in the Healthcare IT Legislative and Regulatory Environment
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Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Dell

Cisco 2014 Midyear Security ReportĀ - Executive Summary
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Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014

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Integrated Network Security Architecture: Threat-focused Next-generation Firewall
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Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

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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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