Security Around the World - Poorest Security Perceptions


What do the Italians and Germans know about Internet security that the rest of us don't? Only Italy (46%, down 17%) and German (43%, down 4%) users report decreases in Internet safety perceptions.

Read the related Baseline article: Users Believe Internet Is “Safer” 


As users' security perceptions toward the Internet are improving around the world, security experts say that the volume and severity of security threats is increasing. Cisco Systems set out to see how remote workers in various countries perceive and treat Internet security.

SOURCE: Cisco Systems' Year Two: Security Perceptions & Online Behavior of Remote Workers survey

Read the related Baseline article: Users Believe Internet Is “Safer”


Lawrence Walsh Lawrence Walsh is editor of Baseline magazine, overseeing print and online editorial content and the strategic direction of the publication. He is also a regular columnist for Ziff Davis Enterprise's Channel Insider. Mr. Walsh is well versed in IT technology and issues, and he is an expert in IT security technologies and policies, managed services, business intelligence software and IT reseller channels. An award-winning journalist, Mr. Walsh has served as editor of CMP Technology's VARBusiness and GovernmentVAR magazines, and TechTarget's Information Security magazine. He has written hundreds of articles, analyses and commentaries on the development of reseller businesses, the IT marketplace and managed services, as well as information security policy, strategy and technology. Prior to his magazine career, Mr. Walsh was a newspaper editor and reporter, having held editorial positions at the Boston Globe, MetroWest Daily News, Brockton Enterprise and Community Newspaper Company.

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