Share of internet users in the United States who use two-factor authentication in 2010 and 2017, by method

Use of two-factor authentication among U.S. online users 2017 This statistic provides the share of interest users in the United States who use two-factor authentication by method and compares their usage between 2010 and 2017. According to the survey results, the two-factor authentication method of hard tokens saw its usage decrease by half between 2010 and 2017. In 2010, 38 percent of respondents had reported to utilizing this authentication method, while in 2017, only 19 percent of respondents stated similar outcomes.
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20102017
Phone Call-39%
Email/SMS90%86%
Hard Token38%19%
Authenticator App (OTP)46%52%
Duo Push-33%
Security Key-9%
20102017
Phone Call-39%
Email/SMS90%86%
Hard Token38%19%
Authenticator App (OTP)46%52%
Duo Push-33%
Security Key-9%
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This statistic provides the share of interest users in the United States who use two-factor authentication by method and compares their usage between 2010 and 2017. According to the survey results, the two-factor authentication method of hard tokens saw its usage decrease by half between 2010 and 2017. In 2010, 38 percent of respondents had reported to utilizing this authentication method, while in 2017, only 19 percent of respondents stated similar outcomes.
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Release date
November 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2010, 2017
Number of respondents
443 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
The source does not provide an exact date of survey.

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