Blog Posts Tagged with "Poneman"


Ponemon Statistics on Cost of Cybercrime for 2012

October 10, 2012 Added by:Plagiarist Paganini

The research presents an alarming scenario, every company is daily the victim of attacks from malware to DDoS with dramatic consequences. Data breaches, system destruction and the violation of networks are the most common, estimated an averaging 1.8 successful attack each week...

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Webcast: Risk-Based Security Management

June 20, 2012 Added by:Tripwire Inc

RBSM is defined as applying rigorous and systematic analytical techniques to evaluate the risks that impact an organization’s information assets and IT infrastructure. Tripwire and Ponemon Institute researched the state of risk management and came up with some interesting findings. Join us for this webcast...

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Tripwire Examines the State of Risk-Based Security Management

June 14, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"Though organizations profess a commitment to RBSM... this security practice is still in its infancy. To establish an effective... program, certain barriers need to be addressed. These include securing adequate resources, having employees with the necessary expertise and designating strong leaders..."

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Data Breach Study Finds Breach Costs Have Fallen

April 13, 2012 Added by:David Navetta

The latest CDBS study can be considered a bookend to Verizon’s annual DBIR. The two reports paint a data breach landscape that continues to change. For the first time in seven years, both the organizational cost of data breach and the cost per lost or stolen record have declined...

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It’s Data Breach Report Season: Beware Of Partial Truths

April 01, 2012 Added by:Josh Shaul

At the end of the day, these reports are important. They provide much needed insight into at least some data breaches. But we have to accept that this isn't the U.S. Census. We must learn what we can from them without becoming hypnotized by the hype that can surround them...

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Average Cost of a Data Breach $5.5 Million in 2011

March 23, 2012 Added by:Headlines

“Insiders continue to pose a serious threat to the security of their organizations. This is particularly true as the increasing adoption of tablets, smart phones and cloud applications in the workplace means that employees are able to access corporate information anywhere..."

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Nearly Five Percent of All Smartphones Lost Every Year

March 20, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano

Based on the costly consequences of lost data assets, it makes sense to allocate the necessary resources to invest in anti-theft and data protection solutions in order to secure smartphones and the sensitive and confidential information they contain...

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InfraGard Launches SMB 'State of Cyber Security' Study

January 11, 2012 Added by:Headlines

Well-publicized breaches have clearly demonstrated that no business or government agency is immune to attack. It is in the interests of all to harden their systems to prevent damage or unintended release of information that is the lifeblood of their operations...

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Analyzing the Poneman Study on Privileged Users

December 29, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los

How much access do those employees and system administrators have to your critical intellectual property, company secrets and other secret information? And how often do they take a peek behind the curtain... you know, just for curiosity?

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HIT Security: Conclusions in a Contradictory Report-Sandwich

December 02, 2011 Added by:Ed Moyle

The barometer that the Ponemon study uses (i.e. breach disclosures, breach impact) could actually be an indicator of better security instead of worse. It could be the case that breaches are on the rise because we're finding them more because not looking for them so violates federal law...

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Seventy-Seven Percent of Organizations Lost Data

June 09, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“With hundreds of data loss incidents every year – both reported and unreported – it’s no surprise the issues with governance, risk and compliance are being magnified. Data security in a modern day world means more than deploying a set of technologies to overcome these challenges..."

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Ponemon Study: Cloud Providers and Confidential Info

May 19, 2011 Added by:David Navetta

A majority of cloud computing providers surveyed do not believe their organization views security as a competitive advantage. Further, they do not consider security as an important responsibility and do not believe they adequately secure the confidential information of their customers...

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Report Shows Energy Infrastructure Susceptible to Attack

April 07, 2011 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

In the case of defending critical infrastructure, translating security concerns for the CxO level needs to go beyond merely conveying network defense efforts in terms of mitigating enterprise risk, the conversation needs to touch on the issue of strengthening our national security...

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Costly Malicious Data Breaches On the Rise

April 01, 2011 Added by:Bill Gerneglia

Those are some of the findings of the 2010 US Cost of a Data Breach study from the Ponemon Institute. The benchmark study looked at the experiences of 51 US companies in 15 industry sectors; it's the sixth annual such survey done by Ponemon...

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Companies Need to be Proactive About Corporate Security

March 16, 2011 Added by:Lindsay Walker

Managing and monitoring corporate security requires a strong commitment from everyone in an organization. Systems need to be updated regularly, IT personnel need to stay up to date on new security trends and employees require ongoing training to ensure they are doing their part to help out...

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Average Cost of a Corporate Data Breach $7.2 Million

March 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"System failure dropped nine points to 27 percent in 2010. This trend indicates organizations may be more conscientious in ensuring their systems can prevent and mitigate breaches through new security technologies and compliance with security policies and regulations..."

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