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Ponemon Institute is pleased to announce the release of Flipping the Economics of Attacks, sponsored by Palo Alto Networks. In this study, we look at the relationships between the time spent and compensation of today’s adversaries and how organizations can thwart attacks. As revealed in this research, while some attackers may be motivated by non-pecuniary reasons, such as those that are geopolitical or reputational, an average of 69 percent of respondents say they are in it for the money.


2011 Cost of Data Breach: Germany

March 2, 2012, 12:00 am

(click to download study) Symantec Corporation and the Ponemon Institute are pleased to present 2011 Cost of Data Breach Study: Germany, our fourth annual benchmark study concerning the cost of data breach incidents for German-based companies. For German organizations the cost of a data breach continues to rise. In 2011 the cost increased from €138 to €146 on a per capita basis.

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