A selection of CIGI-Ipsos global survey on Internet security and trust outcomes:

  • 83% of users believe affordable access to the Internet should be a basic human right
  • 91% of users say the Internet is important for their future in terms of accessing important information and scientific knowledge
  • 87% of users say the Internet is important for their future in terms of personal enjoyment and recreation
  • 85% of users say the Internet is important for their future in terms of social communication
  • 83% of users say the Internet is important for their future in terms of free speech and political expression
  • 81% of users say the Internet is important for their future in terms of their economic future and livelihood
  • 48% of users say their government does a very good job of making sure the Internet is safe and secure
  • 36% of users believe private information on the Internet is very secure
  • 41% of users believe the chance of their personal information being compromised is so small that it’s not worth worrying about
  • 37% of users share personal information with private companies online all the time and say “it’s no big deal”
  • 74% of users are concerned about companies monitoring online activities and then selling that information for commercial purposes
  • 73% of users want their online data and personal information to be physically stored on a secure server
  • 72% of users want their online data and personal information to be physically stored on a secure server in their own country
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