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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)
Addressing Mobile App Risk
sponsored by Appthority
WHITE PAPER: Uncover why enterprises need to take a mobile first approach to the security of employees and the data they access/share via apps on their mobile devices.
Posted: 30 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016


The Current and Future States of Cybersecurity in the Digital Economy: Part 1
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: In part 1 of this 3-part cybersecurity report, explore the vulnerabilities in ICS systems, as well as methods for assessing risk in your ICS cybersecurity plan – helping you combat costly and damaging attacks to critical ICS systems.
Posted: 11 Oct 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016


Battling Malware, Intrusion, and Insider Threats with Endpoint Data Protection
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: With the growing popularity of third-party apps and BYOD initiatives, it's becoming increasingly difficult to secure your data from malware. Use this white paper to explore the potential ways in which endpoint data protection can help you build a security network focused around saving each piece of data for reliable access and retrieval.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 26 Sep 2016


Provide the Ideal Frontline Firewall Defense
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover the vulnerabilities of your application servers that malicious users are looking to exploit. Learn about what kinds of attacks to expect and how to provide a stellar frontline defense against these threats.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 20 Oct 2016

Barracuda Networks

5 Considerations for Securing Hybrid Clouds
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores both old and new security best practices, as well as how to apply them to cloud-based infrastructures and 5 considerations for securing hybrid clouds. Discover how to make security as agile as the cloud itself by incorporating best practices as an integrated element of a DevOps methodology.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Intel Security

Transformative Technology in Document Security
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: This IDC Insight reviews how 3rd platform technologies such as mobile, cloud, and big data play a role in technology suppliers expanding their print security service offerings.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 29 May 2015


A Security Intelligence and Analytics Platform That Helps You Neutralize Cyber Threats
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you'll learn about an intelligence and analytics platform that allows you to detect and neutralize cyber threats in real-time. Find out how you can centralize your visibility to eliminate data silos, automatically contextualize over 750 data sources to get the most up-to-data view of your security protocols, and more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Report: The Impact of Security Threats on Business
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: In the following report, executives underscore just how expensive it is to recover from a cyber-attack. Learn where organizations are continuing to take action despite major revenue losses, and what more can be done.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016


The CASB Challenge: APIs or Proxies?
sponsored by Palerra Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to understand the two approaches enterprises have been taking to Cloud Access Security Brokers - proxy and API – and which would be the best for your enterprise.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 20 Oct 2016

Palerra Inc.

Your Blueprint to Securing Your Public and Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and discover how you can securely scale protection to your cloud infrastructure and workloads, and segment both within the cloud and between endpoints, enterprise networks, and the cloud to keep your data safe.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

Fortinet, Inc.
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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