Britons urged to take cyber security as seriously as home security | Cyber Aware

Britons are not applying the same level of security online as they do offline despite the increased risk of cyber crime. While 82% of British households have double locks or deadlocks(1), only 32% follow the latest government advice to use three random words to create a strong password and on average only 52% regularly download the latest software or app updates.(2)Latest figures from ONS show that cyber crime was one of the most common offences committed in 2016, with an estimated 2m cyber crime incidents compared to 686,000 domestic burglary offences.(3)

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