A new survey shows that 40 percent of respondents have experienced a personal data breach in the last three years. As a result, nearly half (46 percent) state they feel less secure, and more than 25 percent think their employer is less secure. Over 50 percent think the whole country is less secure.
The good news is that employees are changing their habits, according to the survey:
- 86 percent state the cybercrime wave has changed their habits.
- 61 percent ignore or delete suspicious emails.
- 49 percent avoid clickbait and popups.
- 43 percent don't give out personal information online.
"Survey: Nearly Half of Respondents Lack Confidence in Security Both Personally and Professionally" tripwire.com (Jan. 29, 2018).