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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.


The State of Cybersecurity in Local, State and Federal Government

October 9, 2015, 12:00 am

Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise and independently conducted by Ponemon Institute, the purpose of this research is to learn the challenges IT and IT security practitioners face in keeping various government agencies secure from attacks and threats. Similar to the private sector, government is the target of cybercriminals and nation state attackers.

The complete report is available for download.

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