Survey: Half UK Population Worried About Nation-State Cyber Attacks

This survey of 1,000 U.K. consumers was conducted by One Poll  for Tripwire in April 2013 to better understand consumer awareness of the privacy and security implications of cyber attacks.



Do you think your personal data may have been compromised as a result of a cyber attack on an organization you do business with, such as banking, retailing, utility companies, etc?

Answer Answer
Yes, it has been 62
Yes, I think it's likely 319
No 293
No idea 293

Does the threat of cyber attacks sponsored by foreign countries worry you?

Answer Answer
Yes 538
No 462
0-1 year 156

Do you feel more vulnerable to cyber attacks now than you were a year ago?

Answer Answer
Yes - I have / someone I know has been hacked recently so I know it's a real threat 99
Yes - It's just a matter of time before I get hacked 306
Not really - I hear about cybercrime all the time in the news but I think it's just hype 207
No - I haven't noticed any change 347
No - I feel less vulnerable than a year ago 21