Familiarity with digital security threats in the Netherlands 2019

This statistic shows the outcome of a survey done on the familiarity with digital security threats in the Netherlands in 2019. As of 2019, when the respondents were asked whether they could indicate whether they are familiar with certain digital security threats, roughly 80 percent of the respondents indicated that they are familiar with phishing mails. Roughly ten percent, on the other hand, indicated that they are familiar with port scans.

Could you indicate whether you are familiar with the following digital security threats?*

Share of respondents
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Release date

September 2019


Europe, Netherlands

Survey time period

June 26, 2019 to July 10, 2019

Number of respondents

1,004 respondents

Age group

16-80 years

Special properties

the results have been weighted to represent the entire population between 16 and 80 years old

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source in Dutch as follows: "Kun je aangeven in welke mate je bekend bent met onderstaande digitale veiligheidsbedreigingen?"

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