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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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Identity and Access Governance Buyer's Guide
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Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

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Predicting Attack Paths Within Your Networks
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Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

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The Cloud Pillars: Five Foundational Building Blocks for Apps in the Cloud
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Secure Mobile Communications in the Healthcare Industry: Supporting New Healthcare Delivery Models
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Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

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Reclaim Business Bandwidth: Controlling Recreational Traffic
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Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 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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Utilizing Security Ratings for Enterprise IT Risk Mitigation
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Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

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Finding the Right Security Assessment Approach for Your Organization
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Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

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How to Protect Critical Data while Maintaining Ease of Use
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HP Security Cyber Risk Report
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Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 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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