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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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How to Protect Your Healthcare Communications in a World of Security and Compliance Threats
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can maintain security and compliance, especially in an area of healthcare IT that's frequently overlooked: Communications.
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 | Published: 23 Nov 2015

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A Security Champion's Guide to Web Application Security
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Posted: 23 Nov 2015 | Published: 23 Nov 2015


Defending against DDoS Attacks in the Financial Sector
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Secure Cloud Application Usage: Protect the Business Against Cloud-Based Threats
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Threat Intelligence Networks: The Next Generation
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Posted: 11 Nov 2015 | Premiered: Nov 11, 2015

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Best Practices for Strong Cyber Security
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Leading Life Sciences Security
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Posted: 09 Nov 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

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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