Over 10,000 adults across Australia, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, the UK, and the US revealed their attitudes about cyber safety
According to NortonLifeLock research, half of Americans feel a lack of confidence in companies and government when it comes to protecting their personal data.
The survey highlighted that 74% of the respondents are more alarmed than ever about their privacy.
Besides, Americans have separate views on who should be held most responsible for ensuring personal information and data privacy security. This way, 36% of people surveyed believe companies are most responsible, meanwhile, 34% feel the same about the individuals providing their information. At the same time, only 29% of the respondents think the government is most responsible.
The study also found that Americans think that companies (49%) and government (51%) aren’t doing enough when it comes to data privacy and protection.
In addition to that, when it comes to self-responsibility, 38% of US respondents are limiting what they share on social media. Furthermore, 33% of them are whereas 20% are using identity theft protection services.
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