Kelly Sheridan reports:
People claim to value data privacy and don’t trust businesses to protect them – but most fail to protect themselves.
RSA CONFERENCE 2019 – San Francisco –When it comes to data privacy, users’ practices fail to align with their values. Most claim to value privacy and don’t fully trust businesses to protect their information, yet they aren’t taking the necessary steps to put their own privacy safeguards in place.
The data comes from a new Malwarebytes survey, entitled “The Blinding Effect of Security Hubris on Data Privacy,” released here this week at the RSA Conference. Between Jan. 14 and Feb. 15, 2019, researchers polled nearly 4,000 people to learn about their confidence in their own privacy and security practices, as well as their trust in organizations to protect data.
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