More than seven in ten (72%) adults in Britain say they are confident in their Bank or Building Society to manage and secure their data online, while around three in five (57%) say the same of an online retailer. Just a quarter (26%) say they are confident that social media sites would manage and secure their data online.
Nearly nine in ten (87%) British adults say that the business community should be doing more to stop cybercrimes from happening, while four in five (81%) of British adults say they would be reluctant to share their personal data with a company that had been hacked.
If an online data loss were to occur at a company or organisation that held their personal data, more than seven in ten (72%) of the British public say that they would change their password on accounts they hold with them, and more than half (53%) would contact the customer services team. A quarter (24%) say they would seek to take legal action or receive financial compensation.