TheRise of Nation State Attacks, sponsored by CounterTack | MCSI and conducted by Ponemon Institute, reveals organizations’ lack of readiness to respond to nation state attacks due to an uncertainty as to what a nation state attack is and how to identify the key characteristics, methods and motives of these attacks that originate with foreign governments.
Without such understanding, a strategy to address the increasing likelihood of a nation state attack on an enterprise organization or a federal government agency will be difficult to achieve. Worse, the risk of an attack going undetected and critical organizational data exfiltrated becomes exponentially higher.
We are pleased to present the 2015 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: United States, the sixth annual study of US companies. Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, this year’s study is based on a representative sample of 58 organizations in both the public and private sectors. While our research focused on organizations located in the United States, most are multinational corporations.
Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise and independently conducted by Ponemon Institute, the purpose of this research is to learn the challenges IT and IT security practitioners face in keeping various government agencies secure from attacks and threats. Similar to the private sector, government is the target of cybercriminals and nation state attackers.
Ponemon Institute is pleased to present its ninth annual Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis, sponsored by IBM. According to the benchmark study of 314 companies spanning 10 countries, the average consolidated total cost of a data breach increased 15 percent in the last year to $3.5 million . The study also found that the cost incurred for each lost or stolen record containing sensitive and confidential information increased more than nine percent to a consolidated average of $145.
What do employees think about the use of mobile devices in the workplace? Are they concerned about the security of their devices? Are they aware of potential risks to corporate information when using smartphones and tablets?
The Security Impact of Mobile Device Use by Employees, sponsored by Accellion and conducted by Ponemon Institute examines employees’ perceptions about the secure use of mobile devices to access corporate information.
Ponemon Institute and Lumension are pleased to present the results from the 2015 State of the Endpoint Report: User-Centric Risk. The purpose of this study is to understand trends and changes in endpoint risk in organizations. An endpoint can include servers, desktops, laptops, smartphones, and even printers, ATMs and PoS devices.