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information entropy

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In information theory, a mathematical measure of the degree of randomness in a set of data, with greater randomness implying higher entropy and greater predictability implying lower entropy. Also called Shannon entropy.
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Although many companies have increased direct spending on cybersecurity a recent Price water house Coopers (PwC) survey puts the average information security budget at $4.
The average information technology (IT) organization spends 68 percent of its IT budget on maintaining the organization, systems, and equipment, according to a 2009 report.
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Meta research indicates that the average information security spending in Global 2000 organisations is currently about 4% of the IT budget, which represents a continuing increase from previous years.
The company said it would help the average information worker save 30 minutes a day.
A spokesperson for Siemens said that OpenScape can save the average information worker 30 minutes a day due to the enhanced communications and collaboration facilities.
Dirk Van Bavel, Consumer Propositions Director, France Telecom-Orange, commented: "We used to look at aggregated data and use averaged figures to develop our roaming strategy - but a roaming strategy built on average information about subscriber behaviour will only ever be an average strategy.
CDP analysis shows that the average Information Communications Technology (ICT) company generates over $4,000 of net income per company for every metric ton of CO2 equivalent emitted.
IDC analyzed the data that was gathered on the average number of hours spent on each task and then, based on an average information worker salary of $75,000 per year, calculated how much the annual cost would be per worker to an organization.
With the amount of information that is thrown daily at the average information worker, plain search is not enough," said Sue Feldman, IDC's VP for Content Technologies.
When 60 percent of business phone calls go to voicemail, and the average information worker gets 51 messages a day in up to seven different places, you know its time to consolidate and improve this glaring inefficiency," said Holmquist.