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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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Data Breaches in Europe
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RESEARCH CONTENT: The personal data of millions of Europeans have been compromised with 89% of the breaches the fault of corporations, according to this investigation by the Central European University.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

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Managed Security Services: When It's Time to Stop Going "It" Alone
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WHITE PAPER: Even if an organization is capable of the traditional, DIY integration of on-promise security solutions using in-house resources, is it truly any better than leveraging the expertise, scale and scope of a third-party service provider?
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

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The Top 5 Security Challenges of Higher Education
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WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses how in addition to the same IT security challenges as commercial enterprises, universities face a number of difficulties that are entirely unique to higher education.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

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Best Practices for Deploying Cloud
sponsored by Scalr
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals why cloud industry expert David Linthicum believes clouds are more secure than traditional IT systems, as well as hybrid clouds taking over in the future.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

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Your Data has Left the Building; What are You Doing to Protect it?
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WEBCAST: This webcast focuses on enabling mobile workforce productivity without putting your organization at risk. Learn more about this backup solution.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 14, 2014

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Reconciling Cloud And Security
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the challenge that IT executives face consistently, an overview of the cloud landscape in terms of security, and a strategy that enterprises can use to safely adopt the cloud.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Scalr

Evolving Security for a Maturing Cloud
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VIRTUAL SEMINAR: Join ISACA and TechTarget for a virtual seminar on December 9th and come away with insight into the risks, strategies, and solutions that comprise the current cloud security landscape.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Premieres: 09 Dec 2014

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C&J Energy: Going Public and Outgrowing Its Infrastructure
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how C&J Energy, an oilfield services firm, collaborated with Alert Logic in order to meet user needs and achieve SOX compliance quickly without compromising protected information or spending unnecessary time on installation and implementation.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

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The Enemy Within: The Changing Face of Threats to Information Security
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the danger that insider threats present to your enterprise, as well as strategies for protecting your company's critical information.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Clearswift

It is Critical to Become an IdP to Mitigate New Security Risks
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the reasons enterprises should become Identity Providers (IdPs), what becoming an IdP involves, and why you should consider automating this process as much as possible.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

SecureAuth
 
 
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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