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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.


Blog Archives for August 2013
Managing Cyber Security as a Business Risk: Cyber Insurance in the Digital Age
August 22, 2013, 12:00 am

We are pleased to announce the release of a new study, Managing Cyber Security as a Business Risk: Cyber Insurance in the Digital Age. With the increasing cost and volume of data breaches, cyber security is quickly moving from being considered by business leaders as a purely technical issue to a larger business risk. This shift has spurred increased interest in cyber insurance to mitigate the cost of these issues. For the full report, please click here.

Live Threat Intelligence Impact Report 2013
August 23, 2013, 2:16 pm

Slow and weak threat intelligence can keep companies from defending against security compromises, breaches and exploits. According to the findings, if actionable intelligence about cyber attacks is available within 60 seconds before a compromise, the average cost of an exploit could be reduced an average of 40 percent. To learn more about the value of immediate threat intelligence, the current state of threat intelligence and the propensity of organizations to invest in live intelligence solutions, please listen to a webcast featuring Dr. Larry Ponemon and Jeff Harrell of Norse discussing the highlights of the research study, Live Threat Intelligence Impact Report 2013. To listen to the webinar and download a copy of the study, click here

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