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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.


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Ponemon Institute’s research has also consistently revealed that one of the major barriers to achieving a strong security posture is the dearth of trained and skilled security professionals. To bring attention to this rising crisis in recruiting and retaining highly skilled professionals in IT security, HP commissioned Ponemon Institute to conduct two studies on the issues of cybersecurity education and IT security hiring practices in organizations.
A complete copy of the study is available for download.

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