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Security by the Numbers

Security statistics that will surprise you

Winter 2018

40

Percentage of Americans who worry that they or a family member will be a victim of a mass shooting

95

Percentage of CIOs who said they expect that cybersecurity threats will increase and affect their organizations

46

Percentage of Americans who think government investigators should have access to encrypted communications

39

Percentage of consumers who have unfavorable feelings toward facial recognition software on their devices, while 34 percent felt favorable

78

Percentage of Americans who called tech companies’ ability to collect so much data about them a “bad thing”

17

Percentage of police force robots the government plans to deploy

2030

Year by when “the typical North American city will rely heavily” on AI, such as surveillance cameras, drones, and even predictive policing

6

Number in US$ trillions that cybercrime will cost the world each year by 2021, double what it was in 2015

Illustration by Wes Rowell