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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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Allgress Vulnerabilty Analysis Module
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Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

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Governance, Risk, and Compliance for Critical Data Movement
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WEBCAST: Join this webinar with experts from Forrester Research to learn about the key trends in GRC. Find out how to develop your lines of defense, learn how to measure your organization's GRC maturity, and get three key tips for developing a successful strategy.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Jan 26, 2015

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APTs: Why the Best Defense is a Full Spectrum Offense
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Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 23 Jan 2015

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HP Security Solutions Protect your printer. Defend your network
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Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Jan 2014

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Assess Database Vulnerabilities and Eliminate Risk
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Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 11 Nov 2014

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Malware, Zero Day and Advanced Attack Protection Analysis
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Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

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Maximize Data Security with Encryption and Key Management
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a comprehensive approach to protecting the digital and traditional information that your enterprise collects and utilizes, based on 5 best practices for data security laid out by IBM.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

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How an endpoint management project reduced server security risk and improved efficiency
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CASE STUDY: Inside this case study, learn about an organization that benefitted from using an endpoint management tool to improve security compliance and minimize operation costs. Discover the main activities that were accomplished during the project by examining the proof of concept.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

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A Quick Guide to SSL for Apps
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Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

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Engage Audit Professionals for Better Security Assessment Outcomes
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Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2013

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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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