Cyberattacks: 59% of people say laptops are the most vulnerable devices

Date : 10/12/2017 @ 3:45PM
Source : PR Newswire (US)

Cyberattacks: 59% of people say laptops are the most vulnerable devices

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a first survey from December 2016, ReportLinker conducted a new research on cybersecurity to find out if opinions and attitudes towards this threat have shifted since last year.

Key findings of the survey show that:

●     59% of people say laptops are the most vulnerable devices

●     Followed by smartphones (25%) and smart devices (9%)

Do you feel safe ?

●     54% of Americans say they feel their data is safe from hackers

●     Even though 82% agree cyber-attacks are more of a threat now than they were five years ago

●     As a result, 78% of people admit using encryption or privacy tools on their connected devices

Who is the target ?

●     The first target mentioned are the individuals (47%), followed by the corporate world (35%).

●     Last year, 36% of people believed hackers mostly target the government, today only 17% believe so.

To see all the survey results click here.

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Intissar Guettou
igu@reportlinker.com
T: +1 347 903 1913

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Reportlinker Insight combines analysis and exclusive investigations. We cover innovations, social and economics megatrends to understand the world of tomorrow. For more information, please visit http://www.reportlinker.com/insight/.

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