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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 February 2013
The Post Breach Boom
February 13, 2013, 12:00 am


Sponsored by Solera Networks, The Post Breach Boom study was conducted by Ponemon
Institute to understand the differences between non-malicious and malicious data breaches and
what lessons are to be learned from the investigation and forensic activities organizations
conduct following the loss or theft of sensitive and confidential information. The majority of
respondents in this study believe it is critical that a thorough post-breach analysis and forensic
investigation be conducted following either a non-malicious or malicious security breach. (Click to download study)

Big Data Analytics in Cyber Defense
February 25, 2013, 8:00 am


The purpose of the Big Data Analytics in Cyber Defense study sponsored by Teradata and conducted by Ponemon Institute is to learn about organizations’ cyber security defenses and the use of big data analytics to become more efficient in recognizing the patterns that represent network threats. Click to download study.




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