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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 January 2014
Risks & Rewards of Online & Mobile Health Services: Consumer Attitudes Explored
January 23, 2014, 12:00 am

Sponsored by Experian® Data Breach Resolution, Risks & Rewards of Online & Mobile Health Services: Consumer Attitudes Explored, examines consumers’ perceptions about sharing their personal information when using online health services and mobile apps. It also reveals the practices believed to be important to protecting personal health information from a possible data breach.

The complete study is available for download.

Cyber Security Incident Response: Are we as prepared as we think?
January 27, 2014, 12:00 am

We are please to present Cyber Security Incident Response: Are we as prepared as we think?, sponsored by Lancope. In this study, we surveyed 674 IT and IT security professionals in the United States (n=357) and the United Kingdom (n=317) in order to determine the level of preparedness of their Computer Security Incident Response Teams. To ensure knowledgeable responses, all participants in this research have some level of familiarity and involvement with their organization’s CSIRT activities.

The complete report is available for download

Achieving Security in Workplace File Sharing
January 29, 2014, 9:00 am

Sponsored by Axway Corporation, we are pleased to present the findings of Achieving Security in Workplace File Sharing.  The study focuses on the practice of public cloud file sharing in the workplace, threats to corporate information and features most desirable in achieving security in the sharing of files and documents. 

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