The cost and consequences of security complexity: New Ponemon Institute research identifies 8 best practices

Complexity seems unstoppable. The Ponemon Institute surveyed almost 600 security professionals to study, for the first time, the impact of complexity on enterprise security posture. How can you identify the warning signs of complexity in your organization? Is complexity stopping security technologies from being implemented effectively? Is the move to mobile and cloud making the problem worse? What are the implications for security architecture and who should be accountable in your organization for addressing them?

Dr. Larry Ponemon, Founder of Ponemon Institute, and Ojas Rege, Chief Strategy Officer of MobileIron, will share the findings of the research and discuss practical approaches for dealing with an increasingly paralyzing problem. Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of The Cost and Consequences of Security Complexity research from the Ponemon Institute.

Dr. Larry Ponemon is the Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute, a research think tank dedicated to advancing privacy and data protection practices. Dr. Ponemon is considered a pioneer in privacy auditing and the Responsible Information Management or RIM framework. Ponemon Institute conducts independent research, educates leaders from the private and public sectors and verifies the privacy and data protection practices of organizations in various industries. In addition to Institute activities, Dr. Ponemon is an adjunct professor for ethics and privacy at Carnegie Mellon University’s CIO Institute. He is a Fellow of the Center for Government Innovation of the Unisys Corporation.

Ojas Rege is Chief Strategy Officer at MobileIron. His perspective on enterprise mobility has been covered by Bloomberg, CIO Magazine, Financial Times, Forbes, and Reuters. He coined the term “Mobile First” on TechCrunch in 2007, one week after the launch of the first iPhone, to represent a new model of personal and business computing. He is co-inventor on seven mobility patents, including the enterprise app store and BYOD privacy. Ojas is a Fellow of the Ponemon Institute and has written extensively on the implications of the evolving architectures of Android, iOS, and Windows on enterprise security.

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