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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.


Ponemon Library Archives for July 2012
2012 Payment Security Practices Survey: United States
July 9, 2012, 12:00 am


(Click to download study) A secure payment process is essential to maintaining customer confidence and trust when making online purchases and sharing financial information. Managing payment security involves securing payment data across an organization’s full order lifecycle, from the point of payment acceptance through fraud management, fulfillment, customer service, funding and financial reconciliation and transaction record storage.

In this study, we focused on organizations that range from having at least one million transactions to more than six million transactions annually (Level1 & 2 Merchants). We surveyed 474 individuals in IT and IT security in these organizations. Most of the respondents report to the chief information officer and chief information security officer. 

Encryption in the Cloud Who is responsible for data protection in the cloud?
July 10, 2012, 12:00 am

(Click to download study) Ponemon Institute is pleased to present the findings of Encryption in the Cloud. This research is a supplementary report that is part of a larger study entitled the 2011 Global Encryption Trends Study published in February 2012.

2012 Confidential Documents at Risk Study
July 10, 2012, 9:00 am

Ponemon Institute is pleased to present the results of the 2012 Confidential Documents at Risk
Study. Sponsored by WatchDox, this is the first research study on the state of document-centric
security in today’s corporate environment. (Click to download study)

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