posted on February 14, 2011 09:33
Following the Safer Internet Day, a few statistics realized by Eurostats have been released concerning the percentage of people that have been affected by a computer security issue in 2010, as well as how the situation with children and internet security looks like.
Some of the data can be found under:
And more under:
The main figures are:
· “84% of internet users use IT security software for protection”
· 31% caught a computer infection (it is noticeable that the number is potentially higher regarding that this one includes only the one that have been detected and reported)
· 14% of parents use a parental control web filtering mechanism
What do you think of these figures? Would you want to highlight any other ones?
If you interested in this issue, please do have a look at the recent interview with Pia Lang conducted on February 8, 2011, in the light of the Safer Internet Day 2011.
Thanks for reading!