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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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Email Security Checklist: Eight Steps for Healthcare Organizations
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Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

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Self-Encrypting Drives
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Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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Understanding PCI Mobile Payment Processing Security Guidelines
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Gartner Evaluates 12 Web Access Management Solutions
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6 Vulnerabilities of the Retail Payment Ecosystem
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Hightail for Enterprise: Mobile Overview
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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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