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Use of selected online security and safety features in the UK 2017

Share of respondents who used selected online security measures in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017*

by S. O'Dea, last edited Nov 8, 2018
Use of selected online security and safety features in the UK 2017 This statistic displays the findings of a survey on the use of selected online security measures and safety features among internet users in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. In 2017, it was found that 65 percent of responding internet users declared using security software such as an anti-virus or anti-spyware package. Using anti-virus software was the leading security and prevention method among respondents. Use of strong passwords on devices that could be used to go online and for online services like email, social media was reported by 55 and 48 percent of surveyed individuals, respectively.
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Share of respondents who used selected online security measures in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017*

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