4. Government and Cybersecurity
Unisys also asked those polled on the role government should play in cybersecurity. Unsurprisingly, Americans do not agree regarding the government's role in cybersecurity. Unisys's Security Index reveals that 46 percent of Americans want private businesses such as banks, utilities and healthcare organizations to share cybersecurity attack information with the government, but 48% do not. Some see this as a natural extension of maintaining public security; others do not like government intruding in the private sector. The research also shows that young adults (25-34) and college graduates are most likely to support such a requirement.
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