Internet Safety and Security Surveys - A Review

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    Abstract

    This report gives a review of investigations into Internet safety and security over the last 10 years. The review covers a number of surveys of Internet usage, of Internet security in general, and of Internet users' awareness of issues related to safety and security. The focus and approach of the various surveys is considered, and is related to more general proposals for investigating the issues involved. A variety of proposals for how to improve levels of Internet safety and security are also described, and they are reviewed in the light of studies of motivational factors which affect the degree to which such proposals are successful. The report concludes with a summary of areas in which more research appears to be needed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationKgs. Lyngby
    PublisherInformatics and Mathematical Modelling
    Number of pages61
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    SeriesD T U Compute. Technical Report
    Number2007-21
    ISSN1601-2321

    Keywords

    • Motivation
    • Security Awareness
    • Internet Safety
    • Internet Security

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