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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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How Single Sign-On Is Changing Healthcare A Study of IT Practitioners in Acute Care Hospitals in the United States
June 10, 2011, 4:12 am

The US healthcare industry is undergoing a period of sweeping reforms designed to improve patient care and reduce costs through the adoption of electronic health records that is driven by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. In response, healthcare organizations are looking at how they can make their clinicians more efficient, reduce costs and provide greater security over the applications and data that contain sensitive and confidential patient information. One such solution that promises to enable these goals is single sign-on (SSO) technology.

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