Privacy

  1. December 1, 2011
    Second Annual Patient Privacy Study Released
    Widespread use of mobile devices is putting patient data at risk, according to the latest Ponemon Institute research on healthcare providers' patient privacy practices.Whil...
  2. August 2, 2011
    Second annual cost of cyber crime study is released
    Today we released our Second Annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study.  Our findings support other research studies suggesting increases in the frequency, severity and overall...
  3. July 31, 2011
    Most trusted companies for privacy
    Ponemon Institute is releasing our annual Most Trusted Companies for Privacy study this coming week.  This is the eighth year that we conducted a U.S. national consume...
  4. March 18, 2011
    What Auditors Think about Crypto technologies
    Sponsored by Thales eSecurity(download the study) The purpose of this study was to identify what auditors think abut crypto technologies as it applies to data protection an...
  5. November 9, 2010
    Poor Privacy Practice is Ailing Healthcare Industry
    It has been more than six years since the ChoicePoint data breach thrust the issue of privacy protection into the headlines. Since then hundreds of information securit...
  6. October 14, 2010
    Data Center Outages and Data Management
    I hear the collective sound of our friends, colleagues, and other interested parties scratching their heads at the release of the most recent piece of Ponemon Institute res...
  7. July 15, 2010
    Information Governance in the Cloud
    Just a brief note to bring our recent webinar to your attention.  I presented Information Governance in the Cloud along with the good people at Symantec.  Th...
  8. July 1, 2010
    Benchmarking Information Security Efficiency
    Recently the Ponemon Institute completed a new project, the Security Efficiency Benchmark Study, the purpose of which was to learn what IT security leaders in the UK and Eu...
  9. April 19, 2010
    The Road to Data Breach is Paved with Good Intentions
    We recently completed some new research with Accenture in which we were surprised to find that, in spite of all the attention being paid to data protection, and in spite of...
  10. April 17, 2010
    Economic Impact of Privacy on Online Behavioral Advertising
    Independent Ponemon Institute research looks into the controversial behavioral advertising industry to understand from marketers their experience with the medium’s su...
  11. February 17, 2010
    How Global Organizations Approach the Challenge of Protecting Personal Data
    How data privacy perceptions and practices around the globe inform and influence data protection practices. More than 5,500 business leaders were surveyed....
  12. February 17, 2010
    Making Web 2.0 Work
    Ponemon Institute with sponsorship from IBM conducted a study of Web 2.0 users in the US, Brazil, Russian Federation, People's Republic of China, Singapore, Sweden and Germ...
  13. December 10, 2009
    Training Is the Strongest Link
    Today we held a RIM College event featuring three noted experts in corporate privacy training programs -- namely, Dean Forbes (Merck), Bob Posch (Merck) and John Block (Med...
  14. December 5, 2009
    Sophos & Ponemon Institute Announces New Study
    We are pleased to present The State of Privacy and Data Security Compliance study conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Sophos. The purpose of the study is to det...
  15. November 21, 2009
    Crowe Horwath & Ponemon release HITECH study
    I am delighted to share with you our recently completed benchmark study that focuses on healthcare organizations and their ability to comply with new regulations. Of 7...
  16. August 31, 2009
    The Goal is Credibility
    I want to share an article with you that I think has a tremendous lesson for anyone in the business of building trust.  The article is from a recent edition of Foreign...
  17. July 21, 2009
    Archer-Ponemon Treaty for Data Governance
    I’m still processing a lot of the information gathered, shared, and created during our 8th RIM Renaissance this past weekend in Minneapolis. One of our sessions ...
  18. July 20, 2009
    Thank You, Friends of the Ponemon Institute!
    A warm thank you to everyone who made this past weekend's RIM Renaissance a success.  The discussions were lively and productive, and I think we all came away just a l...
  19. July 14, 2009
    What We have here is, Failure to Communicate
    Privacy pro: Do you ever feel like you are working overtime to meet overly ambitious expectations? Are you frustrated by your attempts to outline a plan for protecting...
  20. April 6, 2009
    Dr. Ponemon's Blog
    Welcome to my new blog. I look forward to sharing some of our thought provoking research. I also look forward to receiving your comments and questions. Stay tuned....
  21. January 17, 2008
    Annual Privacy Trust Study for Retail Banking
    It should come as no surprise that trust is increasingly important in customers’ loyalty to their bank. While overall trust in the industry is down, banks that experi...
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