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2011-10-27 05:10:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports of data breaches affecting some of today's largest companies continue to grab the headlines of prominent news outlets nationwide. The damage experienced by a company after a data breach has lasting negative effects on brand equity and reputation. In fact, a recent survey* of nearly 850 executives, conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Experian Data Breach Resolution, reports that the average time it takes to restore an...

2011-10-19 13:50:00

The Joint Study by ThreatMetrix and The Ponemon Institute Reveals Consumers Trust the Federal Government Least, Local and Municipal Government Most. LOS ALTOS, CA (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 ThreatMetrixâ“ž¢, the fastest growing provider of cloud-based fraud prevention solutions that do not require personally identifiable information (PII), today announced results of a joint study with The Ponemon Institute, âœMobile Payments & Online...

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2011-08-04 05:40:00

The costs of cybercrime to businesses and governments grew by 56 percent during the past year, according to an annual study by the Ponemon Institute. The Institute's second annual "Cost of Cyber Crime" study revealed that the median annualized cost of cybercrime incurred by a benchmark sample of organizations ranged from $1.5 million to $36.5 million per organization, with a median yearly cost of $5.9 million. The figures represent a 56 percent increase from those reported in the Institute's...

2011-04-28 08:00:00

ISLANDIA, N.Y. and TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) and the Ponemon Institute, an independent research firm specializing in privacy, data protection and information security policy, today released a study that shows cloud providers and cloud consumers are not aligned on cloud security. Their conflicting views on focus, priority and responsibility suggest a pending security standoff between cloud providers and cloud users. The study,...

2011-04-19 02:00:00

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. and TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperva, the leader in data security, and the Ponemon Institute announced today the results of their second study on the impact of the Payment Card Industry's (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS). The 2011 PCI DSS Compliance Trends Study surveyed 670 US and multinational IT security practitioners on how efforts to comply with PCI-DSS affect an organization's data protection and security. This year's report...

2011-04-04 07:30:00

LOS ALTOS, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardian Analytics, the market leader in predictive analytics-based fraud prevention software, together with independent research firm, Ponemon Institute, today announced the results of the 2011 Business Banking Trust Study. Five hundred thirty three executives and business owners from small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the United States participated in the study. In its second year, the research offers a comprehensive look into the...

2010-11-09 05:00:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest benchmark study by Ponemon Institute, sponsored by ID Experts®, finds that data breaches of patient information cost healthcare organizations nearly $6 billion annually, and that many breaches go undetected. The research indicates that protecting patient data is a low priority for hospitals and that organizations have little confidence in their ability to secure patient records, putting...

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...

2010-06-30 08:00:00

U.S. Postal Service Named 'Most Trusted Government Agency' WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to safeguarding personal information, Americans continue to trust the U.S. Postal Service above all other government agencies. For the sixth consecutive year, the Postal Service has been named the "Most Trusted Government Agency" by the premier privacy trust study in America. More than 87 percent of the 9,000 Americans surveyed by the Ponemon Institute in its 2010...

2010-05-12 08:00:00

ISLANDIA, N.Y., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA) and the Ponemon Institute, an independent research firm specializing in privacy, data protection and information security policy, today announced a study analyzing significant cloud security concerns that persist among IT professionals when it comes to cloud services used within their organization. The study, entitled "Security of Cloud Computing Users," reveals that more than half of U.S. organizations are adopting...