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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 Library Archives for October 2012
2012 Cost of Cyber Crime Study
October 8, 2012, 1:00 am

(Click to download study)The purpose of this benchmark research is to quantify the economic impact of cyber attacks and observe cost trends over time. We believe a better understanding of the cost of cyber crime will assist organizations in determining the appropriate amount of investment and resources needed to prevent or mitigate the devastating consequences of an attack.

Visual Privacy Productivity Study
October 10, 2012, 9:00 am

Ponemon Institute is please to present the results from the Visual Privacy Productivity Study sponsored by 3M. An experimental study was conducted on how the use of a privacy filter affects the productivity and privacy of actual employees in a business environment. Often overlooked by today’s mobile workforce is the importance of safeguarding confidential data from prying eyes. The findings of the Visual Privacy & Productivity Experimental Study reveal that there is awareness of the importance of visual privacy and this perception does affect productivity when working outside the office. (click to download study)

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