Unisys Security Index

United States Us

Overall Security Index Score


Americans' overall level of concern has hit a new low; the index has dropped significantly from its 2012 value of 131 and represents the lowest level of concern since the benchmark survey was inaugurated in 2007.

Key Facts

  • The Boston Marathon terror attack has not caused greater concern about national security and terrorism. A follow-on survey done after the event found that concern stayed at the same relatively low level.
  • Most Americans worry about data breaches but are split on whether private companies should have to notify government about cyber attacks
  • A majority of Americans report they are somewhat, very or extremely concerned about identity theft (83 percent) and credit card fraud (82 percent).