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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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Becoming a Managed Security Service Provider: Why a Layered Approach to Security is Essential
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper suggests the kinds of services that a managed service provider (MSP) can offer to clients that will help them develop a managed security service. Access now to explore the kinds of attacks that service providers can help customers avoid.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

LogicNow

Managing Critical Security Controls
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, you'll learn what security professionals find suitable to support access controls. Discover ways to verify incoming data, execute the requirements needed, and support human activities associated with a control.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 27 Apr 2016

Splunk

Scaling Security Alongside Your Business Growth
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: See how you can extend your WAN while you grow, and do so without being concerned about opening up your enterprise to unseen vulnerability.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Verizon

Why extending Your VPN to the cloud will bring better performance and security
sponsored by AT&T
WHITE PAPER: As more applications get delivered through cloud models, IT must ensure maximum performance and availability. Why should you look to extend the capabilities of a VPN that is already in place? Learn the benefits of VPN-based connectivity for the cloud inside.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016

AT&T

How Secure Are Your Mobile Apps?
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This e-book reveals the top 10 mobile security vulnerabilities and how to address them in the development process. Learn how to overcome weak server side controls, poor authentication and authorization, and much more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Apr 2016

Kony

Move Your Email to the Cloud with Confidence
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: As Office 365 adoption grows, Microsoft and all of its customers become a more appealing target. Explore the top five reasons you need a "Plan B" when it comes to securing Office 365.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

Mimecast

Tackling Workplace Mobility
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: 84% of employees use a mobile device during their work day. As mobility takes over the workplace, problems with security, compliance, and cost begin to pop up. Learn more about the mobile takeover and find a solution that tackles these challenges.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

VMware

Addressing NIST and DOD Requirements for Mobile Device Management (MDM)
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Mobile device management (MDM) is critical as these devices can create vulnerabilities in network security. Two major technology institutions are determining MDM requirements for government agencies. Read on for a breakdown of the best MDM practices.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

IBM MaaS360

Survey Results: Mapping the Cloud Maturity Curve
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents survey results on cloud maturity. Discover the 5 essential characteristics of high-maturity organizations, and learn about the biggest challenges that hold enterprises back from achieving cloud maturity.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

IBM

Designing Single Sign-On Architecture for Enhanced Security
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how single sign-on and session management, across a wide variety of sites using host-only cookies, can make their theft much more difficult by using a centralized star topology. Access now and discover more benefits to this method.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

CA Technologies
 
 
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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