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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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Securing Your Customers Online
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can easily add a second level of authentication to your web applications without inconveniencing your users.
Posted: 20 Jul 2015 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

Mobile Malware: The Hackers' New Playground
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper outlines how to prevent security breaches in mobile apps. Read on to learn about the intricacies of mobile malware, mobile threat management, how iOS is still vulnerable to attacks, and much more.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 Jul 2015

IBM

Defend Web Properties from Modern Threats with Citrix NetScaler
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the challenges of defending modern web app properties from modern threats, and discover how you can benefit from deploying an application delivery controller (ADC).
Posted: 27 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Citrix

Selecting a Next-Generation Firewall: Top 10 Considerations
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover 10 considerations to weigh when evaluating next-generation firewall tools to ensure that the solution you select best protects your networks from today's broad range of risk.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mobile Device Management for Retail
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the new age of mobility in the retail space, as well as how to overcome security challenges with centralized device control, compliance, system updates, and disaster recovery.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

IBM

Make Your Security Proactive, Not Reactive
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: This report explains how indicators of attack – suspicious behaviors that can alert organizations to a potential hacks – can be instrumental in preventing sophisticated, targeted attacks.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

CrowdStrike

Enterprise Mobility Strategies: Steps to Success
sponsored by Data#3
WEBCAST: With the expansion of your mobile enterprise, it is ever-important to have mobility management solutions that support flexible work practices and enhance user experience. This webcast provides a framework for developing and implementing a successful enterprise mobility strategy.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 30, 2015

Data#3

Top Five Ways to Improve Cost Efficiencies And Reduce TCO With Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine the top five ways you can improve cost efficiencies and reduce TCO with desktop virtualization. Also, learn about the technologies that can provide the best opportunity to reduce costs and complexity.
Posted: 29 Jul 2015 | Published: 29 Jul 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Point of Sale Insecurity: A Threat to Your Business
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses the risks facing PoS machines and what you can do to make sure yours are secured..
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jun 9, 2015

SurfWatch Labs

Modernize Your Backups for Modern Data Volumes
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This brief video discusses how an effective storage management platform can not only simplify your storage, but enhance data backup and protection as well.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 13 Jul 2015

IBM
 
 
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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