SecureAge surveyed nearly 900 respondents (580+ consumers; 300+ IT professionals) to find out their perceptions on the use of contact tracing apps. The study was conducted from July 20, 2020 to August 17, 2020 and revealed how privacy and data security fears have the potential to affect much-needed adoption rates throughout the United States. Below are the key findings.
Contact tracing apps aim to help health authorities trace paths of infection using a combination of software and Bluetooth from users’ smartphones to alert people that they’ve been near a person infected by Covid-19.
Have you heard of contact tracing apps / tech in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic?
How likely would you be to support a wide scale national rollout of contact tracing apps/technology to help tracking and prevention efforts for the spread of Covid-19?