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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...

2010-03-11 12:34:00

ARMONK, N.Y., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) is trusted by U.S. consumers more than any other IT company when it comes to securing and protecting the privacy of their personal information, according to a survey from privacy and information management research firm Ponemon Institute. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) IBM was ranked #2 overall and was the top-rated IT company in Ponemon's annual Most Trusted Companies for Privacy study....

2010-03-10 07:00:00

Second annual study sponsored by Absolute Software shows that business managers continue to disregard practices designed to secure their laptops and the data on them VANCOUVER and TRAVERSE CITY, MI, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Absolute(R) Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-based, patented, computer theft recovery, data protection and secure computer lifecycle management solutions, and the Ponemon Institute, a privacy and information management research...

2010-03-09 07:30:00

LOS ALTOS, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardian Analytics, the innovator in predictive analytics-based fraud prevention software, together with independent research firm, Ponemon Institute, today announced the results of the 2010 Business Banking Trust Study. Over 500 executives and business owners from small and medium businesses (SMB's) in the United States participated in the study. The research offers the first comprehensive look into the pervasiveness of fraud, the state of...

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...

2010-02-25 08:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today announced it has been named a Most Trusted Company in Privacy by Ponemon Institute, an information security research company. AT&T ranked No. 20 in Ponemon Institute's nationwide survey of more than 99,000 U.S. adults in Q4 2009. For the fifth consecutive year, the Ponemon Institute asked adult-aged respondents from the U.S. to list up to five companies in various industry sectors that they trusted for honoring their privacy...

2009-11-18 08:15:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. and ISLANDIA, N.Y., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- E-Government initiatives aimed at modernizing federal information systems are fraught with risk, according to a new study sponsored by CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA) and conducted by the Ponemon Institute, Cyber Security Mega Trends: Study of IT leaders in the U.S. federal government. Released today at CA's IT Government Expo, the Cyber Security Mega Trends study surveyed 217 senior-level IT executives employed by various...

2009-11-11 09:56:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey of healthcare organizations found that 94 percent believe they are not ready to comply with the privacy and security provision of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. The new provisions take effect in February. The survey of 77 U.S. healthcare organizations was conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Crowe Horwath LLP, one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.