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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 May 2016
Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data
May 12, 2016, 10:00 am

We are pleased to announce the release of the Sixth Annual Benchmark Study on Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data, sponsored by ID Experts. For the sixth year in a row, data breaches in healthcare are consistently high in terms of volume, frequency, impact, and cost. Nearly 90 percent of healthcare organizations represented in this study had a data breach in the past two years, and nearly half, or 45 percent, had more than five data breaches in the same time period.

The complete report is available for download.

Tone at the Top and Third Party Risk
May 19, 2016, 12:00 am

Ponemon Institute is pleased to announce the release of Tone at the Top and Third Party Risk, sponsored by Shared Assessments. The purpose of this study is to understand the relationship between tone at the top and the minimization of third party risks. We surveyed 617 individuals who have a role in the risk management process in their organizations and are familiar with the governance practices related to third party risks.

The complete report is available for download.

Data Risk in the Third-Party Ecosystem
May 19, 2016, 8:00 am

BuckleySandler LLP and Treliant Risk Advisors LLC sponsored Data Risk in the Third-Party Ecosystem study to understand the challenges companies face in protecting sensitive and confidential information shared with third parties. 

The complete report is available for download.

Hidden Threats in Encrypted Traffic A Study of North America & EMEA
May 24, 2016, 12:00 am

Ponemon Institute is pleased to present the results of Hidden Threats in Encrypted Traffic: A
Study of North America & EMEA
, sponsored by A10. The purpose of this study is to highlight the
challenges organizations face in preventing and detecting web-based attacks.

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