56% of Americans confess to sharing sensitive personal data
into a website that they didn’t fully trust.
On average, we have our credit card info saved on five websites–
and take under six seconds to decide whether or not to share our info on a site.
Compare this amount of time with how long it takes us to share similar info with a partner.
Here is the average time it takes to share sensitive personal info with a partner–
Full name — 3 months
Address — 4 months
Birthday — 4 months
Name of first teacher — 5 months
Name of first pet — 5 months
Street you grew up on — 5 months
Political views/affiliation 5 months
Netflix password — 6 months
Medical history — 7 months
Mother’s maiden name — 7 months
Financial situation — 8 months
Credit card number — 10 months
Source: Study conducted on behalf of Forter