Pew Research Center’s study about what the public knows about cyber security sheds light on the fact that many Americans are unclear about key cyber security concepts. The majority of Internet users were able to answer less than half of the questions correctly. Though cyber security can be a complex topic, the quiz includes general concepts and basic building blocks that experts stress are important for users to protect themselves online.
Test yourself and let your kids try it too! Take the Cyber Security Knowledge Quiz and see how your results compare with the 1,055 randomly sampled adults that took part in the national survey.
To help improve your general knowledge of basic security and best practices, see the Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign Toolkit at www.dhs.gov/stopthinkconnect.