Cost of a Data Breach: The growing value of IT security

Cost of a Data Breach: The growing value of IT security


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Dr. Larry Ponemon
Chairman & Founder
Ponemon Institute
Dr. Larry Ponemon
Dr. Larry Ponemon is the Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute, a research “think tank” dedicated to advancing privacy, data protection and information security practices. Dr. Ponemon is considered a pioneer in privacy auditing and the Responsible Information Management or RIM framework. Security Magazine has named Dr. Ponemon as one of the “Most Influential People for Security.”

Dr. Ponemon was appointed to the Advisory Committee for Online Access & Security for the United States Federal Trade Commission. He was appointed by the White House to the Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee for the Department of Homeland Security. Dr. Ponemon was also an appointed to two California State task forces on privacy and data security laws. He serves as chairman of the Government Policy Advisory Committee and co-chair of the Internet Task Force for the Council of American Survey and Research Organizations (CASRO).

Dr. Ponemon was a senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he founded the firm’s global compliance risk management group. Prior to joining Price Waterhouse as a partner, Dr. Ponemon served as the National Director of Business Ethics Services for KPMG Peat Marwick, and was appointed Executive Director of the KPMG Business Ethics Institute.

Dr. Ponemon has held chaired (tenured) faculty positions and published numerous articles and learned books. He has presented hundreds of keynote speeches or learned presentations at national or international conferences on privacy, data protection, information security, corporate governance, and responsible information management. Dr. Ponemon is an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, serving as founding member of the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) Advisory Board.

Dr. Ponemon earned his Ph.D. at Union College in Schenectady, New York. He has a Master’s degree from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and attended the doctoral program in system sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Ponemon earned his Bachelors with Highest Distinction from the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Information Privacy Professional.
David L. Puzas
Global Marketing Executive, Security Services – GTS
IBM Security Services
David L. Puzas
IBM David Puzas serves as the Chief Marketing Officer for IBM Security Services. With over 20 years of strategic marketing and line of business management in the information security, networking, mobility, communications and collaboration and professional/managed services provider space. Puzas is responsible for strategically bringing to market IBM Security Services’ global presence and offerings in the professional and managed services space as well as driving customer retention and marketing strategies.

Prior to joining IBM, Puzas served as director of services marketing at Internet Security Systems a global provider of security and risk management solutions. Prior to that, he served as vice president of marketing at Vigilinx a global provider of networking and managed services. Puzas also served as vice president of marketing at both META Security Group and Ibertech, both of which provided security and networking solutions to the SMB and large enterprise marketplaces.

Ponemon Institute Shares New 2014 Research On US Data Breaches 

Over the last year, the average cost in the U.S. for each lost or stolen record containing personally identifiable information has increased by 9 percent, from $188 to $201. In addition to facing higher costs, companies are losing more customers following a data breach, with the average abnormal churn rate increasing by 15 percent.

Average cost of a data breach increased 9% in the USPlease join IBM and Dr. Larry Ponemon as they reveal key industry trends and results compiled by the Ponemon Institute around cost of data breaches.

Register for this webinar to:

  • Uncover companies and industries that are most likely - and least likely - to experience a breach
  • Examine the costs incurred by 61 U.S. companies in 16 industry sectors after those companies experienced the loss or theft of protected personal data
  • Find out which root cause of a data breach costs companies the most

BONUS FOR ALL ATTENDEES: Sign up & attend for access to the latest data breach report: 2014 Cost of Data Breach Study by the Ponemon Institute.

Is your company susceptible to a breach? Find out by registering for this webinar.




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