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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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Security Considerations When Migrating to Unified Communications
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Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 03 Nov 2014

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2014 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: Australia
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Protecting your Executives and Important Information from Risk
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Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

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The ESG Cybersecurity Maturity Model
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Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

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New Topics on the 2014 Security+ SY0-401 Exam
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Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

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Finding the Right Security Assessment Approach for Your Organization
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Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

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10 Steps for Implementing Strong Authentication in your Organization
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Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

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Strangers in Your Servers: Make Working with IT Contractors More Secure
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Posted: 04 Nov 2014 | Published: 04 Nov 2014

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Reclaim Business Bandwidth: Controlling Recreational Traffic
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Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

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Incident Response: The New Paradigm
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Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 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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