Survey: Data security becoming political issue
Less than half of U.S. residents believe their personal information is safe when they shop online, and half avoid making online purchases because of security fears, according to a survey released Tuesday.
U.S. voters are also beginning to see cybersecurity as an issue they will judge political candidates on, the Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA) said. Forty-six percent of the likely voters surveyed said they would have serious doubts about a candidate who does not support swift action to pass laws requiring customer notification after data breaches, and 71 percent of respondents said they want the U.S. Congress to pass a breach notification law, the CSIA said.
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