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  1. November 4, 2011
    Best Practices in Data Protection Study Released
    Sponsored by McAfee, the Best Practices in Data Protection survey is our latest effort to find out what separates the best organizations from the rest. We believe this stud...
  2. April 3, 2011
    Are we taking adequate steps to protect the critical infrastructure?
    Last week I presented the results of our latest study entitled, "The State of IT Security: A Study of Utilities and Energy Companies." Sponsored by Q1 Labs, this research r...
  3. March 8, 2011
    Cost of a data breach climbs higher
    Most privacy advocates and people in the data protection community believe that data breach costs will start coming down eventually because consumers will become somewhat i...
  4. March 7, 2011
    Listen to a new podcast on the True Cost of Compliance study
    Dear friends and colleagues, Please listen to a recent podcast on the True Cost of Compliance study completed last month.  Martin KcMeay at Network Security Blog did a...
  5. January 31, 2011
    Compliance Like a Club
    Have you ever noticed how some organizations wield compliance like a club when marketing their products or services? They remind you of the latest in information secur...
  6. July 12, 2010
    Integrated, Holistic Security Strategies
    Holistic is a popular word these days. Often applied to food and medicine, the word conjures images of natural, healthy living, but the word holistic refers to the fun...
  7. May 3, 2010
    Fear and Loathing in Online Advertising
    Have you ever seen an interactive advertisement while browsing around on the Web and, even though it was from a brand that you recognized promoting a product, service or ev...
  8. January 18, 2010
    2010 Access Governance Trends Survey
    This second annual study examines access governance practices in US organizations. The objective of this study is to track perspectives of IT security and compliance practi...
  9. November 19, 2009
    eGov Initiative Not Without Risk to Citizen Data
    The eGovernment movement is a good thing, and maybe too long in coming given how many years businesses have been taking advantage of technology to provide convenience and a...
  10. June 10, 2009
    More Employees Ignoring Data Security Policies
    Does it surprise you to learn that, according to our recent study, Trends in Insider Compliance with Data Security Policies: Employees Evade and Ignore Security, employee c...