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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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Taking a Proactive Approach to Addressing Ransomware
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PODCAST: Industry expert, Kevin Beaver discusses best practices in approaching and addressing ransomware. Access this podcast to uncover real-world stories and practical advice on how you can make ransomware a manageable threat that can be mitigated without impacting business operations.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Premiered: Feb 8, 2017

AttackIQ

How to Uncover Threats in SSL Traffic
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WHITE PAPER: Delve into 5 features to consider when selecting an SSL inspection platform, helping you pick out the threats that may be hiding in the very encryption that you thought was making your organization safe.
Posted: 14 Feb 2017 | Published: 14 Feb 2017

A10 Networks

Top 10 Factors that Ensure VDI Success
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EBOOK: Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and desktop as a service (DaaS) are being widely adopted throughout the industry, with many already running VDI on-premise. Access this e-book for the top 10 factors of a successful VDI strategy and why storage is a key component.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Pure Storage

Top 5 Risk Mitigations In a Cloud-First World
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WEBCAST: Dive head-first into risk mitigation on the cloud with this webcast featuring experts Neil Thacker and Adrian Sanabria as they discuss 5 ways to make sure your cloud is secure and handled properly.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Premiered: Feb 16, 2017

Forcepoint

Box: Securing Business Information in the Cloud
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WHITE PAPER: Learn how to address content security challenges with Box on the cloud and enable productivity and collaboration with anyone, anywhere, and at any time, while maintaining control and compliance over your business content.
Posted: 06 Feb 2017 | Published: 06 Feb 2017

IBM

Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky
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RESEARCH CONTENT: 90% of companies now use cloud services, not all of it sanctioned by IT. Moreover, more sensitive data is being stored in the cloud outside the visibility and control of IT. Learn more "Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky."
Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Intel Security

Eight Best Practices To Prevent Your Data From Being Held Hostage
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WHITE PAPER: Discover these 8 best practices to protect your organization against ransomware attacks, minimizing your attack surfaces as well as reducing your vulnerability and strengthening your overall security posture.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

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Modernize Cybersecurity with Hadoop Data Management and Analytics
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WHITE PAPER: Explore how to modernize your cybersecurity architecture, detect advanced threats faster, and accelerate threat mitigation with a data-driven strategy. Prepare your organization by leveraging big data, machine learning, and advanced analytics.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cloudera

Understanding and Overcoming Cloud Security Threats
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WHITE PAPER: The cloud doesn't have to be a security concern. This white paper dives into common security threats to the cloud and best practices on how to deal with them.
Posted: 13 Feb 2017 | Published: 13 Feb 2017

Peak10

What's The Best Risk Analysis Method for Enterprises?
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EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn about the best frameworks and analysis methods to mitigate risk for your enterprise. Expert Michael Cobb highlights some of the best options available.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 16 Feb 2017

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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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