A new study According to Chubb, cybersecurity is a top priority for Americans. Cyber risks are growing and actions have not caught up with them yet. Significant changes in our daily lives, work and activities. caused by the COVID-19 epidemic.
According to Chubb’s Fourth Cyber Report This study examined the cyber-exposures of individuals and their cyber comprehension. More than two-thirds are at risk, with preventative measures taken. Americans say they are more worried than ever. There has been concern about cyber-attacks in the last year. However, there have been no incidents. A third of respondents said they have not taken preventative measures to protect themselves. Neither their data nor themselves. These numbers remain relatively unchanged from 2019.
“Over the last year, COVID-19 fundamentally reshaped all aspects impact on our lives and one of the most overlooked, but powerful, aspects of life The cyber-related risks to our personal cyber security are the real dangers of the pandemic. “Habits,” Fran O’Brien, Division President of Chubb North America Personal Risk Services. “While we’re It is encouraging to learn that cyber security concerns in America are increasing. Today’s consumers heavily rely on technology to help them manage their finances Their personal lives and their reliance on them should be reflected in their daily lives. To help yourself protect yourself, you should implement cyber security measures Protect your family and loved ones from ever-evolving cyber threats
Below are additional key findings:
Being “Cyber-Comfortable” at Home and Preferring Remote WorkNearly Half of Americans have chosen to move to be able to work remotely. The pandemic. People who moved were more likely take action. Protect themselves and their data more than they did to take the same precautions. Steps at their primary residence: 62% changed passwords, 43% A VPN was used even on a private network by 43% of respondents. All accounts should be accounted for when moving to or from temporary locations.
71% of Americans prefer to work remotely, with the remainder opting for remote work. Time is moving forward. Instilling cyber security best practice now will help you move forward. Businesses will continue to be crucial in the coming years.
Other than Vaccinations, Medical Data Vulnerabilities Go Unnoticed
Our Medical information is more prominent in conversations and top-of-mind Health has become more popular in the last year, particularly as it relates to health. This pertains to the COVID-19 vaccination. As part of Chubb’s Fourth Annual Cyber Risk Survey: We examined the changing conversation around medical. Data and vaccines have changed Americans’ cyber exposures. These risks are understood and the protection steps taken Identify any gaps in their lives.
The majority of people (63%) feel that others are better than them, according to the study. To be eligible to participate, you will need to share your vaccination status. In normal activities, however, a similar majority (57%) is concerned with They will need to share their vaccination status with others. While Respondents expressed concern over privacy in relation to vaccinations Status, only 24% of respondents shared the same concern about Other sources of medical data, records, and information with one notable exception Fitness tracking devices
Cyber insurance is a topic Americans know well.
Only A personal cyber policy has been purchased by 12% of Americans The past year. 34% of the cyber insurance coverage is available for those who do not have it. Respondents would seek advice from family and friends about a cyberattack. Insurance policy: 42% would contact an agent or broker and 70% Would prefer to buy their cyber insurance policy via their Existing carrier
For more information, please refer to the full report.
This is the fourth survey from Chubb Assessing consumers’ attitudes and behaviors towards cyber risk. Research Now SSI is a global leader in first-party research. The online survey collected data from both professionals and consumers between February 11-25th, 2021. These results are based upon 1,208 completed surveys. The following is a breakdown of respondents:
Gender: Male (53%), female (46%), non-binary/prefer not to answer (1%)
Age: 18-34 (36%), 34-54 (40%), 55+ (24%).
Regions: Midwest (21%), Northeast (18%), West (32%), South (30%)
Socioeconomic Status: Upper Middle Class (27%), Middle Class (27%), Mass Rich (24%), High Net Worth (22%)