Less than half of consumers
know Wi-Fi is not encrypted
Just 13% know that using a VPN minimizes risks
from insecure Wi-Fi networks.
Only a third know that https:// URLs
are encrypted, while 54% were unsure.
THINGS GUESTSDONT KNOW
Slightly less than that know that public networks are unsafe for some sensitive activities.
THINGS GUESTS DO KNOW ABOUT SECURITY
Three-quarters can pick out themost secure password from a lineup.
A slight majorityknow that not all location trackingstops when a smartphones GPS is shut off.
At a time when hotels need to take every precaution to avoid falling victim to a data breach and being branded as insecure, consumers dont seem to know much about the security issues that worry them.
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illustrations: annamarie hudsonSource: Pew Research Center