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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 2015
The Cyber Readiness of Canadian Organizations
February 17, 2015, 12:00 am

Sponsored by Scalar and independently conducted by Ponemon Institute, the purpose of this research is to study how Canadian organizations are responding to cyber security threats and the need to invest in enabling security technologies. While we determined that many have a strong security posture, 52 percent of the organizations represented in this research would have difficulty continuing to operate if they experienced a major attack.

The complete report is available for download.

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