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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 Reports
 
The Definitive Buyer's Guide for Evaluating Enterprise Network Firewalls
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This essential guide demonstrates how to reduce your attack surface by making an informed decision on the right firewall for your business. To do so, discover the fundamentals of modern firewall technology, 10 critical business requirements your next firewall must address, and more.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 19 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

It’s Not You, It’s Me: Understanding the Shared Responsibility of Cloud Security
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: Discover what specific security responsibilities belong to you and your provider, the latest cloud security threats, and 7 cloud security best practices.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 28 Sep 2016

Alert Logic

Policing cyber crime
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security series considers the duties of the police in the UK and asks whether these roles remain realistic and achievable in cyber space
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Sep 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Penetration Testing Services Data Sheet
sponsored by IBM
DATA SHEET: Since high-profile data breaches have become routine, a programmatic approach to security testing and vulnerability management is required. This resource details a security service that will document your unique set of requirements for determining risk and create a custom tool to recommend a testing profile for each of your targets.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

IBM

Focusing on Application Security is More Important than Ever
sponsored by Onapsis
EGUIDE: This e-guide explains how these threats can be eliminated by focusing security protocol on user-to-app interaction instead of a singular network perimeter. See how you can protect your information by enforcing network identification, maintain flexible security protocols to adapt to the continually changing attacks, and more.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 09 Sep 2016

Onapsis

Why Code Signing Is an Essential Website Security Feature
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Learn how code signing mitigates the risks of transferring code over the Internet or wireless networks, and also allows end users to take advantage of the ease and convenience of content distribution without worrying about security consequences.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 28 Sep 2016

Symantec

IT Guide for Mobility: Making the Case to Security Leaders
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to help IT communicate the value of mobility to key stakeholders on the security team in your organization. Further, learn why partnering with IT is their smartest path to success.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 13 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Public Key Infrastructure: Traditional Deployments vs. IoT PKI
sponsored by Certified Security Solutions (CSS)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the differences between a typical enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and an Internet of Things (IoT) PKI. Gain access to a current assessment of the state of IoT security risks and explore the unique design, deployment, and management considerations of an IoT PKI.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Certified Security Solutions (CSS)

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

Code42

Beyond Certificate Management for Enterprises
sponsored by Certified Security Solutions (CSS)
WEBCAST: Discover how to manage PKI, why handling just the digital certificates might not be enough, and some best practices for controlling PKI operations to help reduce risk and improve efficiency. Learn the value of centralizing certificate sources, being able to prevent outages, and more.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Premiered: Sep 21, 2016

Certified Security Solutions (CSS)
 
 
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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