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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.


Understaffed and at Risk: Today’s IT Security Department

February 24, 2014, 12:00 am

One of the biggest barriers to a strong security posture, according to Ponemon Institute research,
is having a team of security professionals who can deal with complex and serious internal and
external threats to the organization. Understaffed and at Risk: Today’s IT Security Department was conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by HP Enterprise Security to understand the current state of staffing today’s IT security department.

The complete study is available for download.

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