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Unisys Survey of Banking Professionals Finds Digital Transformation in Retail Banking Still Lagging in Key Areas

The image you sent is indeed the 2018 Unisys Security Index infographic. It shows a global study on consumer security concerns. Here’s a breakdown of the key points: Overall Security Concerns Security concerns globally are at an all-time high according to the Unisys Security Index since it began in 2007. The 2018 index score is 173, which is the same as 2017 but 30 points higher than 2014. Financial security is the top area of concern around the world (179 out of 300 possible points). Financial Security Concerns Identity theft is the greatest concern related to financial security (68% of respondents are seriously concerned). Bank card fraud is another major concern (66% are seriously concerned). These security concerns are a barrier to the acceptance of internet of things (IoT) technology solutions. Personal Security Concerns Nearly nine in ten respondents are concerned about security threats in general. Identity theft is the top personal security concern (68% are seriously concerned). Women, younger people, and those with lower incomes tend to have higher levels of security concerns. The infographic also shows that the Unisys Security Index is a global study that measures consumer attitudes on a wide range of security issues. The 2018 study surveyed over 13,000 adults in 13 countries.