Presentation on theme: "Are All Generations Secure Online? Samantha Krawczyk EDTC 5103 Spring 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Are All Generations Secure Online? Samantha Krawczyk EDTC 5103 Spring 2012
Hypothesis: Older generations take more precautions to keep their information online safe, than the younger generations.
The Survey For this survey I used Google Docs The survey contained 8 questions Demographic Questions Behavioral Questions Likert Questions EDTC 5103: Are All Generations Secure Online?
The Data Using MS Excel, the data is broke down by age group to better compare the results to each age group.
Getting Participants There was over 40 responses Notices where posted on Facebook, Twitter and email contacts.
Demographics I would have liked to have a more even spread in each age group.
Knowledge Questions In all ages most of the participants keep the same password for multiply accounts. Only in the mid- age groups had someone have their identity stolen.
The Results Most of the younger generations (0-29 years old) are more willing to give out information online than the older generations (30 and older). Information: location, thoughts and DOB The age group 30 to 59 have also been victim to their identity stolen.
The Safest Generation? Out of all the responds for this survey the most careful age group was 40-59 years old. They were more likely to read legal agreements, and exclude posting their personal information online.
Conclusion The responds was too small for a definite conclusion. There needs to be a good selections from each age group. Out of the ones surveyed, each age group has some that don’t practice good online safety. Overall the older generations show to be more careful with their information.
One Last Thing… To be safer online check out some of these great recourses. http://youtu.be/COU5T-Wafa4 http://youtu.be/COU5T-Wafa4 http://www.staysafeonline.org/ http://www.staysafeonline.org/ http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/How-to- know-if-an-online-transaction-is-secure http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/How-to- know-if-an-online-transaction-is-secure http://www.google.com/goodtoknow/online-safety/ http://www.google.com/goodtoknow/online-safety/ Remember: Don’t keep any passwords on your computer Change your passwords for ever account every 90 to 180 days READ before you Agree! Change your security settings on your social media accounts.