Turns Out Millions of Americans Are Sick Of Complicated Security Measures

Turns Out Millions of Americans Are Sick Of Complicated Security Measures

 

Thanks to our reliance on the Internet for everything, folks are forced to remember tons of different passwords, and answer a variety of security questions,and  it seems many of us are fed up with it.

A recent poll finds that 81% of U.S. adults think all these extra security procedures are unnecessary, while 47% are sick of answering tons of security questions when they call customer service. When it comes to passwords, 64% have had enough of elaborate ones made up of numbers, symbols and more, which could explain why 78% of folks struggle to remember all their passwords. What’s more, 48% can’t stand two-step verification and 71% get annoyed by captcha codes.

Of course, it’s understandable that folks would be upset by all these extra security measures, when you find out that most people have an average of 34 different online accounts, including email, social media, shopping accounts and more.

  • But apparently, it isn’t only online security that folks find unnecessary. Surprisingly, 46% of people think airport security is a hassle, while 38% think mobile PINS are also annoying.

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