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2014-07-10 08:31:33

Utility, oil and gas, energy and manufacturing organizations unprepared for both internal and external threats, according to survey from Unisys and Ponemon Institute BLUE BELL, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) finds alarming gaps in the security of the world's critical infrastructure. Nearly 70 percent of companies surveyed that are responsible for the world's power, water and other critical functions have reported at least one...

2014-06-04 08:39:23

LOS ALTOS, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Netskope today released the first study to estimate the financial cost of a cloud data breach. The study, entitled "Data Breach: The Cloud Multiplier Effect," was conducted by Ponemon Institute and surveyed 613 IT and security professionals. The results prove that IT and security professionals expect cloud services to multiply the likelihood and economic impact of data breaches as they pervade the enterprise. They also reveal that the scope of...

2014-03-27 08:30:04

BlackBerry Expected to Lose Nearly One-third of Financial Services Market Share in Twelve Months MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Widespread consumer adoption of mobile technology has triggered fundamental changes within financial services organizations. A new MobileIron study conducted by Ponemon Institute shows that mobility has introduced disruptive business and employee demands that are causing CIOs to shift to a new model of enterprise IT. The study, called "The...

2014-03-12 08:31:39

Newest Ponemon Study Outlines Top Security Threats to Patient Information TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of new patients enter the U.S. healthcare system under the Affordable Care Act, patient records have become a smorgasbord for criminals. The Fourth Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security by Ponemon Institute, sponsored by ID Experts®, reveals new security and privacy threats to hospitals and the patient records they...

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...

2013-12-12 23:28:06

How competitive is your cybersecurity team? Salary survey offers first of its kind insights into hiring and retaining cybersecurity professionals for 2014. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 SecureWorld Insight, a partnership with Ponemon Institute and SecureWorld Expo, today revealed the highlights of the “2013 Salary Benchmark Report,” kicking off a new series of quarterly cybersecurity research reports. This benchmark is the first to identify compensation for eight categories...

2013-10-30 23:02:50

Only 41 pct of sector uses penetration testing to identify security risks. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced the results of research on risk-based security management in the retail industry. The survey, conducted in April 2013 with the Ponemon Institute®, evaluates the attitudes of 1,320 respondents from IT security, IT operations, IT risk management, business...

Cybercrime Costs Rise, Resolution Time Lengthens
2013-10-09 04:11:34

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study conducted by the Ponemon Institute sponsored by HP Enterprise Security Products finds that the cost of cybercrime has grown 78 percent and the time it takes to resolve attacks has doubled. The 2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study is the fourth annual study released to date. The study shows that both frequency and time it takes to resolve cyberattacks continues to rise for the fourth consecutive year. Among US organizations, the...


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