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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: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

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Mobility Tech Dossier: There's an App for That, But Is It Secure?
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Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

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Providing Security for Software Systems in the Cloud
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Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

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Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the Cloud
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Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

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How to Protect Critical Data while Maintaining Ease of Use
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Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

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Network Security Intelligence Selection Buying Guide
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Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

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IBM Endpoint Manager for Software Use Analysis
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Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

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PCI DSS Cloud Compliance Requirements
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Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Published: 17 Nov 2014

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Next Generation Firewall Comparative Analysis
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Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014

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Redefining your Security Vision
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Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 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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