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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
 
Leverage On-Demand Testing with Vulnerability Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to leverage enterprise vulnerability testing services in conjunction with a portal for collaboration, project management, and reporting in order to improve your security posture. Unlock capabilities like on demand testing, vulnerability analytics and dashboards, balanced manual and automated testing, and more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2017 | Published: 13 Feb 2017

IBM

DataSheet-SecondaryDNS2
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: When DNS underperformance means a dent in revenue, customer satisfaction, and employee productivity, what can you do? Access this white paper to learn how to ensure your most critical applications remain available on the web and that end users reach those applications faster than with any other solution.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 09 Feb 2017

Dyn

Top 10 Factors that Ensure VDI Success
sponsored by Pure Storage
EBOOK: Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and desktop as a service (DaaS) are being widely adopted throughout the industry, with many already running VDI on-premise. Access this e-book for the top 10 factors of a successful VDI strategy and why storage is a key component.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

Securely Bridge Traditional and Cloud Application Environments
sponsored by A10 Networks
WEBCAST: Access this webinar to uncover how to securely manage your ADCs, deliver secure application services across multiple environments and learn how to detect and mitigate DDoS attacks against your applications and business.
Posted: 13 Feb 2017 | Premiered: Feb 13, 2017

A10 Networks

Details on Newly Observed GhostAdmin Botnet
sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
WHITE PAPER: Gain a rare look at the beginnings of a malware threat and learn how Booz Allen Hamilton discovered and identified indicators of compromise for the newly observed GhostAdmin malware and how to protect your enterprise from falling prey to it.
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 10 Feb 2017

Booz Allen Hamilton

WP IFSW Global Network Survey results
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Fortinet conducted a survey of IT decision-makers from 10 countries around the world. They were asked specifically about the security challenges and decisions that they have to make and their areas of highest concern. Learn what security trends most concern top IT decision-makers
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 22 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

App Security: Shore up the Weaknesses in Your WAF
sponsored by tCell
WHITE PAPER: Delve into the shortcomings of web application firewalls (WAFs) and how to shore up your defenses. Uncover the top 5 requirements for an application immune system and how to protect your web applications and modernize your security policy to stand firm against today's threats landscape.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 23 Feb 2017

tCell

Timing the Perfect ADC Vendor Refresh
sponsored by A10 Networks
WEBCAST: Today's market is all about the app, and consumers care about one thing: accessing them from anywhere, anytime, and above all - securely. Learn how a smart application delivery controller vendor refresh will improve performance, security, management and support..
Posted: 14 Feb 2017 | Premiered: Oct 28, 2016

A10 Networks

Today's State of Endpoint Protection & Management
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: Unravel these 5 endpoint protection myths that are preventing your organization from attaining total endpoint visibility.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 16 Feb 2017

Absolute

Third-Party Risk Management: How to Avoid the Dangers of Weak Controls
sponsored by ModoModo
EGUIDE: If you know where the risk points are, you can request additional safeguards to protect the system and data access of trusted business partners. In this guide, security expert Michael Cobb, CISSP-ISSAP, explains how to avoid security risks and implement a third-party risk assessment plan.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 17 Feb 2017

ModoModo
 
 
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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