To see what Americans think about the state of internet security and the safety of their data, TheBestVPN, a review website, surveyed 1,000 Americans to see how they feel about online security in 2018.
The results confirm that the population’s general sentiment concerning internet privacy is that of unease stemming primarily from fear of cyber attacks by hackers, but also from the fact that many Americans don’t understand how their data is collected or handled by companies. What’s more alarming is that many Americans, despite their misgivings, take no precautionary steps to improve their digital privacy or protect their data.
So, the question remains: What will it take for Americans to take internet privacy seriously?
To view the full results of the study, please see the infographic below: