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2014-03-10 08:31:13

Dr. Larry Ponemon Shares Findings from the Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ponemon Institute and ID Experts® will announce the results of the Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security on March 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET. The study examines how hospitals handle security threats and protect patient information, and investigates the latest...

2014-01-06 08:32:13

Fellows help Ponemon educate global organizations on improving data protection initiatives ATLANTA, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, announces that its director of security research, Tom Cross, has been named a Ponemon Institute Distinguished Fellow. The Ponemon Institute is an independent research organization dedicated to educating global businesses and government agencies on how to improve their privacy, data...

2013-12-17 08:34:51

IT workplace security risks outlined in Fifth Annual State of the Endpoint Study Commissioned by Lumension SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While boardrooms across the U.S. report growing prioritization of endpoint security, risk continues to grow and evolve and IT departments are racing to keep up, according to the fifth annual State of the Endpoint study conducted by Ponemon Institute and commissioned by Lumension(®), a global leader in endpoint management and security....

2012-12-06 08:24:26

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Third Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy & Data Security by Ponemon Institute, sponsored by ID Experts®, reports that healthcare organizations face an uphill battle in their efforts to stop data breaches. Ninety-four percent of healthcare organizations surveyed suffered at least one data breach; 45 percent of organizations experienced more than five data breaches during the past two years....

2012-07-11 06:25:04

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Privacy and information security research firm the Ponemon Institute announced the results of the 2011 Privacy Trust Study for Retail Banking, measuring consumer perceptions of trustworthiness for retail banking institutes. In its ninth year, the study examines how issues related to consumer privacy and data security, and the ways in which retail banking institutions address those issues, translate to consumer opinion. Despite financial...

2012-03-05 14:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Employee negligence or maliciousness is the root cause of many data breaches, according to a report - "The Human Factor in Data Protection" -- released by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Trend Micro Inc. (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), a global cloud security leader. Over 78 percent of respondents blame employee behaviors, both intentional and accidental, for at least one data breach within their organizations over the past two years. Click here for...

2011-12-01 08:00:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Sloppy" is not a word patients want to hear at the hospital. Especially to describe the handling of patients' private medical records, insurance information and Social Security Numbers. The latest 2011 Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security by Ponemon Institute, sponsored by ID Experts(®), is a disturbing reality check for patients. The latest research reveals that...

2010-09-27 08:00:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Academy will preview early findings of The Ponemon Institute's latest research that examines healthcare providers' compliance with the HITECH Act data breach privacy provisions. They will also learn how to protect patients' medical privacy and how to comply with the latest regulations. Data breach and privacy experts, Dr. Larry Ponemon from The Ponemon Institute and Rick...

2010-03-02 11:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey released today by the Ponemon Institute (www.ponemon.org), on behalf of Cellcrypt (www.cellcrypt.com), reveals that large and medium businesses are putting themselves at risk as a result of cell phone voice call interception. According to a survey of seventy five companies and 107 senior executives in the United States, it costs U.S. corporations on average $1.3M each time a corporate secret is revealed to unauthorized parties. 18% of...

2010-02-17 14:05:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcrypt, the leading provider of secure cell voice calling, is hosting a webinar on cellphone voice call security moderated by Dr. Larry Ponemon and a panel of experts in national and corporate security. To register for the event go to: http://video.webcasts.com/events/cell001/33676/ A new member of the panel is MacDonnell Ulsch, CEO and Chief Risk Analyst of ZeroPoint Risk Research, LLC and the author of the book THREAT! Managing Risk in a...