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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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Best Practices for Preventing Identity Fraud
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains how to prevent identity fraud with unique device authentication, as well as several tools used to thwart online fraudsters.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Oct 2014

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How to Eliminate Known Vulnerabilities with Patch Management
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PRODUCT DEMO: This exclusive IT download will let you try out a patch management solution that adds non-Microsoft third-party patch to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager to maximize your investment in System Center and to reduce risks from unpatched third-party applications.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 13 Oct 2014

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Five Critical Steps to Achieving an Effective Application Security Program
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WHITE PAPER: Discover steps you can incorporate into every phase of the development process to improve your application security, and get an overview of application threats and the types of risks to prioritize and remediate.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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Head First into the Sandbox
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WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive whitepaper now to learn about the evolution of sandboxing and explore some advanced evasion techniques.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

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Cloud Migration: A Security Architect Case Study
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WHITE PAPER: This use case describes CenturyLink's partnership with a global shipping and logistics firm looking to adopt cloud technologies to lower IT support costs and refocus its resources.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

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Three Kinds of Chaos: Establishing collaboration and control in a chaotic world
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals why collaboration and control are both equally important, especially with evolving security threats.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Mar 2014

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Managing User Identities and Access in the Cloud
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Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

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High Alert on Cyber-Risk and Cyber-Security Preparedness
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide offers an in-depth exploration of cyber intelligence and covers why you need to be on high alert for cyber-risk and cyber-security preparedness.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

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Market Surveillance and Monitoring
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Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

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Take Authentication Beyond Passwords with Secure Remote Access
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VIDEO: This short video describes how you can take authentication beyond passwords with HID Global's ActivID® authentication solutions, which provide secure remote access supporting the latest tablet and mobile devices.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 20 Oct 2014

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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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