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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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Endpoint Security: The Identity and Access Imperatives
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of integrating IAM with your endpoint security measures.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Symantec Corporation

Implementing Strong, Comprehensive Authentication
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the capabilities of a strong, comprehensive authentication system that will keep you safe in today's threat landscape.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Symantec Corporation

Understanding Today's Information Security Threats
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
VIDEO: This video can help you understand what information security threats your organization faces and how you can best combat them.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 10 Jul 2015

Dell SecureWorks

Tackling Cyber-Enabled Financial Fraud
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the problem of increased cyber-fraud and discusses how you can take back control of your organization's finances.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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A Powerful Defense Against Denial of Service Attacks
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the modern DoS landscape, and provides several solutions in dealing with current DoS threats, given their fast-growing numbers.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

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Lab Review: What is Needed for Virtual Environment Data Security?
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, a product that claims to protect data in virtual environments is tested to reveal its capabilities.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

IBM

The State of Point-of-Sale Insecurity
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This report analyzes the state of PoS compromises and other sources of online credit card theft in order to provide suggestions on combatting this kind of cybercrime.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

SurfWatch Labs

Computer Weekly – 14 July 2015: The most influential women in UK IT
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we reveal our annual list of the 50 most influential women in UK IT – and talk to this year's winner, Citrix vice president Jacqueline de Rojas. Also, we look at how ARM chips are making inroads into the datacentre as energy awareness becomes a growing corporate IT issue. Read the issue now.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Published: 10 Jul 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

8 Security Issues to Avoid in Mobile App Development
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WHITE PAPER: This resource divulges the top 8 security issues that app developers need to watch in order to protect their users from phishing, malware, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

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Fast Detection & Deep Understanding: Responding Effectively to Cyber Attacks
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of the relationship between threat identification and security intelligence, and gives tips on how you can improve both of these factors.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
 
 
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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