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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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Intellectual Property: Safeguarding Your Organization's Identity
sponsored by TITUS
WHITE PAPER: This infographic has some fast facts about the rate and the risks of IP theft. Take a look to learn how much danger your IP is in – and how you can better keep it safe.
Posted: 11 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


The 10 Essential Elements for a Secure Enterprise Mobility Strategy
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents 10 key points to consider as you develop your enterprise mobility strategy—from security to BYOD. Unlock the full potential of your mobility, and develop a comprehensive and security-conscious mobility strategy for your organization.
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014


Unknown Malware - What You Can't See Can Hurt You
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic provides some essential statistics on the rise of unknown malware and gives advice for defeating it. Discover how you can fight the unknown and keep your organization secure.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

The Changing State of Cloud Security
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals just how often cloud environments are hacked and what methods are used when they are.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 26 Oct 2015

Alert Logic

Case Study: Major Financial Institution Defends against High Volume SQL Injection
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how a global financial firm kept valuable data safe from an SQL injection attack.
Posted: 09 Nov 2015 | Published: 09 Nov 2015


A Strategic Approach to Combatting Security Threats Featuring ESG Analyst Jon Oltsik
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how organizations can take a more strategic approach to threat management by moving to a tightly integrated and centrally managed defense-in-depth architecture.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Protective Monitoring and the UK Public Services Network
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the specific security concerns of government organizations and discusses why protective monitoring is essential for keeping your citizens safe.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 03 Nov 2015

LogRhythm, Inc.

Put a Stop to Sophisticated DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can prevent DDoS attacks and keep your organization's online presence secure and available.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


The ESG Cybersecurity Maturity Model
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Based on their research, Enterprise Strategy Group has developed a cyber security maturity model that classifies organizations as basic, progressing, or advanced.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

SANS: What are their Vulnerabilities? A Survey on Continuous Monitoring
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Continuous monitoring is among the latest approaches to keep your company safe from hackers, but most monitoring systems fall short of what it takes to keep hackers out. Read this SANS survey report to find out why
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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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