Which of the following types of security software do you use on your private computer?
Security software usage of internet users in Germany 2014
This statistic shows the results of a survey concerning the usage of security software on private computers among internet users in Germany in 2014. During the survey period it was found that about 38 percent of respondents stated that they used the standard firewall or antivirus software provided by their respective operating system.
Which of the following types of security software do you use on your private computer?
Share of respondents
Antivirus software (free/fee-based)68%
Additional firewall49%
Antivirus software/firewall included in the operating system38%
Security package provided by the internet service provider36%
E-mail encryption software16%
Anonymization software (Proxy, Tor, etc.)16%
Data encryption software15%
Connections via virtual private networks (VPN)9%
Meta search engines8%
I don't know9%
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Security software usage of internet users in Germany 2014
This statistic shows the results of a survey concerning the usage of security software on private computers among internet users in Germany in 2014. During the survey period it was found that about 38 percent of respondents stated that they used the standard firewall or antivirus software provided by their respective operating system.
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