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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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Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

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Customer Use Case: JMAC Lending
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Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | Published: 19 Dec 2014

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Hightail for Enterprise: Mobile Overview
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Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

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Key Considerations in Moving to Microsoft Office 365
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Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

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Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Premiered: Dec 15, 2014

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Using Anomalies in Crash Reports to Detect Unknown Threats
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WHITE PAPER: In an industry first, Websense® Security Labs™ researchers used Windows Error Reporting (WER) crash reports to detect zero-day exploits in the wild.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Feb 2013

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5 Ways to Get Started with Big Data
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Gartner Evaluates 12 Web Access Management Solutions
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Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

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SDN Security Strategies for Network Attack Prevention
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Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

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Taking Control of File Sharing Services
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Posted: 19 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 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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