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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.


State of IT Security: Study of Utilities & Energy Companies

April 13, 2011, 2:08 am


Ponemon Institute is pleased to present the results of State of IT Security: Study of Utilities & Energy Companies. Sponsored by Q1 Labs, the purpose of this research is to better understand how organizations determine their state of readiness to a plethora of information security and data protection risks – including those emerging from SCADA networks and smart grid communications. The study also focuses on the people, process and technologies deployed by utilities and energy companies to maintain a high level of vigilance. 

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