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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
 
Ransomware is Increasing the Risks and Impact to Organizations
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WHITE PAPER: Discover the increasing risk and impact of ransomware on the enterprise and what can be done to mitigate its effect. Learn about ransomware attack vectors, the real price of an attack, how to prevent ransomware, and more.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

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Technology, media and telecommunications predictions 2017
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Deloitte predicts the key trends in technology, media and telecommunications in 2017
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

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Protecting your organisation from itself
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from QuinetiQ offers advice on mitigating the risks of cyber breaches from inside your organisation.
Posted: 06 Jan 2017 | Published: 06 Jan 2017

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Cyber Security: How to Know What You Don't Know
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how to figure out and mitigate your vulnerabilities so that your organization stays secure and your cyber security strategy keeps your data safe for whatever the future throws at it.
Posted: 18 Jan 2017 | Published: 18 Jan 2017

Presidio Networked Solutions

Focus: Securing for the future
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EGUIDE: 2016 saw the rapid increase in the use of ransomware and a resurgence of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks using hijacked devices making up the internet of things (IoT) against a background of new and newly-reported breaches of personal information involving an ever-increasing number of online user accounts.
Posted: 10 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 Jan 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Best Practices for Enterprise Security
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WHITE PAPER: The modern enterprise workforce calls for deep, comprehensive security to keep data protected no matter how people work. Discover best practices for securing your modern workforce, which include network security, access management, app security, and monitoring and response.
Posted: 21 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Citrix

A Whale of a Tale: How to Stop the Rising Tide of Impersonation Attacks
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how whaling works, what the tell-tale signs are, and what can be done to safeguard your organization from its ravages. Read on for an in-depth breakdown of a typical whaling attack and where to look for help for threat protection.
Posted: 03 Jan 2017 | Published: 03 Jan 2017

Mimecast North America

How to Keep Your Organization Safe from Advanced Malware
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how to defend against advanced malware, analyze a wide range of file types, and utilize a flexible architecture to block network threats while optimizing performance. Access now to uncover how to not only know what's happening on your network at all times, but also leverage rich reporting and monitoring.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | Published: 12 Jan 2017

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

How SAP Ensured Secure Application Production
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CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn the security strategy SAP used to find vulnerabilities in application code written in Java, C#, JSPs, and other languages. Find out how this helped them reduce cost to repair by fixing vulnerabilities early on, produce more secure code, and more.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

TechData - HPE

5 Lessons from an Application Security Pro
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WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 aspects of application security your peers highlighted as areas of particular concern or difficulty in a recent survey exploring how they are approaching application security and the obstacles they're facing in their approaches.
Posted: 16 Jan 2017 | Published: 16 Jan 2017

Veracode, Inc.
 
 
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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