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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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Unified Threat Management Guide
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WHITE PAPER: This guide looks at two of the most popular threat management platforms on the market and explores the benefits of each.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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Easy-to-Manage Security Solutions for Today's Threats and Technologies
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WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper describes one company's easy-to-manage security solutions, which are prepared to confront today's evolving threats and emerging technologies.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

Clabby Analytics: When Failures and Breaches Are NOT Options
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WHITE PAPER: The following research report describes how and why mainframes are different and preferred over different server architectures in the areas of microprocessor characteristics, systems design and related software. Click and learn why the mainframe is the "go-to" architecture when it comes to securing data and avoiding breaches.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Security in a Faster Forward World: Respond to a Constantly Changing Threat Landscape
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Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Akamai Technologies

A Manager’s Guide to Unified Threat Management and Next-Gen Firewalls
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WHITE PAPER: Unified Threat Management (UTM) is a common tool for most security professionals because of its ability to integrate multiple security technologies onto one platform. This brief guide explores the various questions you should ask when deciding your UTM systems.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Managed file transfer: Minimizing risk and strengthening compliance in data exchange
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WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the right MFT solution for you—one that meets the highest standards of compliance, security, productivity, and profitability.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

IBM

Top Tips for Managing a Mobile Workforce
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Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

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IT Executive Guide to Security Intelligence
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WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide discusses one company's approach to security intelligence, and how this innovation could entirely change the way that businesses approach threat management.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Protecting Your Roaming Workforce With Cloud-Based Security
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines how transitioning to a cloud-based security service can help you meet the challenges met by employees working beyond your organization's secure perimeter.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Buyers Guide: Choosing an Endpoint Protection Solution for Your Enterprise
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WHITE PAPER: This buyers guide provides helpful charts to assist you in choosing the endpoint protection solution that will best fit the needs of your enterprise.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 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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