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America's Top Security Concerns

SNAPSHOT OF. SECURITY CONCERN IN AMERICA Data from the Unisys Security IndexTM: United States, 21 February 2011 (Wave 1H'11) Americans are more concerned than ever about security. 164 151 151 147 147 147 145 136 Fall Spring 2008 Fall Spring 2009 Fall Spring 2010 Fall Spring 2011 2007 2008 2009 2010 The overall index rose 20.6% from 2010 to an all time high in 2011. And here is what they're most worried about securing: 1001100101100101 70.0% 68.0% 67.0% Personal Information National Security Credit Card Security $$$ 48.9% 48.6% 29.6% 50.5% Online Shopping/ Banking Viruses Personal Meeting Financlal Obligations Unsolicited Safoty Emals Why be concerned? In 2010 20% fewer people were victimized (8.1 million) than 2009. There are 960 million Visa and Mastercard cards in circulation (US).2 61% of federal IT managers say there is a "high" threat of cyber attack sometime in the next year. Online spending is growing, and reached $43.4 billion in Q4 2010.4 Nevada, New Mexico and Louisiana are the top three most dangerous states. Concern around Internet security is growing fastest. Internet 35.1% increase Security Š$S Financial 18.4% increase Security A National 16.5% increase Security Personal 15.9% increase Security Americans are also concerned about national security, especially these potential terrorist targets. 59% 56% Cargo transported by air, sea or land Airports and airplanes 61% Vital infrastructure such as bridges, power plants, pipelines 57% 57% Mass transit Large gatherings at sport events, oftice buildings, other locations Why be concerned? 11.6 million containers enter US ports each year. Vunerability of air travel concerns 18.5% more women than men. There are approximately 150,000 miles of crude oil and refined product pipelines.? The US power grid consists of about 186,000 miles of lines. 23.3% of the nation's 600,513 bridges are structurally deficient. Americans are conflicted about whether WikiLeaks is good or bad, but not about the ability to stop similar data leaks. 66% 52% "WIkILeaks good for transparency" "Shut down WIkILeaks" 73% "Government can't stop another WikILeaks" Financial worries also weigh heavily on America's sense of security. Worry about paying bills is at highest point in five years. 41% 49% ICA 41% 38% 46% 39% E311 560F beN. D.C E3111 56OF 2007 2011 Regional Variance 47.9% Midwest 44.4% East 50.6% South and West In-depth information available at: UNİSYS 1 2 3 JT_execs_say 4 http://www.comscorecom/Press_Events/Press_Releases/2011/2/comScore_Reports_Record-Breaking 43.4_Billion_in_04_2010_ U.S Retail_E-Commerce_Spending 5 6 7 8 9 All other stats and cakulations arise from the Unisys Security Index, United States; 21 February 2011 (Wave 1H11) Level of Concern

America's Top Security Concerns

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Unisys has been conducting the bi-annual Unisys Security Index since 2007 to gauge consumer security perceptions around the world. In the United States, we interview more than 1,000 consumers every si...




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