Online security concerns: effects on internet usage 2014

This statistic presents information on how online security concerns affect the internet usage of consumers in selected countries. During a 2014 survey of daily internet users, it was found that four percent of respondents used the internet less due to online security concerns. Furthermore, 44 percent of internet users were more careful about posting personal information about themselves.

Behavioral effects of online security concerns according to daily internet users in February 2014

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Source

Release date

February 2014

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

February 2014

Number of respondents

3,311 respondents

Age group

15 to 69 years

Special properties

Daily internet users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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