X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
This apathy may be compounded by the fact that consumers don’t seem to trust the organizations that hold their personal information. (Photo: iStock) This apathy may be compounded by the fact that consumers don’t seem to trust the organizations that hold their personal information. (Photo: iStock)

It seems that every time we survey consumers, their concerns and worries around identity theft only increase, and who can blame them given the fact that each new year seems to set a record when it comes to data breaches. What is always surprising, however, is the sheer number of consumers who indicate that they don’t fully understand how to proactively protect themselves. In fact, less than 20% of consumers in our recent Cyber Barometer regularly updated their credentials. The U.S. had the highest number of respondents who regularly updated their passwords, at a still worrisome 37%.

PropertyCasualty360

Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2019 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.