Recent U.S. cyber security precautions 2017

Which of the following online security precautions did you take within the past 30 days?

by J. Clement, last edited Mar 1, 2018
Recent U.S. cyber security precautions 2017 This statistic presents the most common online security precautions taken by online users in the United States within the past 30 days. During the August 2017 survey period, it was found that 55 percent of respondents had changed some of their online passwords.
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Which of the following online security precautions did you take within the past 30 days?

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Share of respondents
Changed online passwords 55%
Downloaded other security software and/or apps 26%
Took other online security precautions 22%
Deleted at least one of my online accounts 17%
Signed up for credit monitoring 13%
Downloaded password management software 10%
None 23%
Share of respondents
Changed online passwords 55%
Downloaded other security software and/or apps 26%
Took other online security precautions 22%
Deleted at least one of my online accounts 17%
Signed up for credit monitoring 13%
Downloaded password management software 10%
None 23%
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by J. Clement, last edited Mar 1, 2018
This statistic presents the most common online security precautions taken by online users in the United States within the past 30 days. During the August 2017 survey period, it was found that 55 percent of respondents had changed some of their online passwords.
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