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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 Survey on Healthcare Trust Earns Media Attention

Ponemon Survey on Healthcare Trust Earns Media Attention

Recently, the Ponemon Institute conducted an independent survey to measure public sentiment regarding the creation of a national healthcare database. A number of influential publications have taken note of the resulting study, American's Opinions about Healthcare Privacy.

Recently, the Ponemon Institute conducted an independent survey to measure public sentiment regarding the creation of a national healthcare database. In drafting American's Opinions about Healthcare Privacy we spoke with a representative sampling of 883 adult Americans and learned some interesting things, including:

  • 73% of Americans do not trust the federal government to protect the privacy of their healthcare records
  • 84% of Americans do not even know that the federal government has earmarked funds for the creation of a national healthcare database

American's Opinions about Healthcare Privacy has gotten the attention of a number of prominent media, including Forbes, the Barr Code column in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and HealthLeaders Media, among others.