The survey asked consumers what they know about online threats; their readiness to adopt mobile security services; and their perception of the service provider's role in protecting them online. Results showed that 89% of consumers currently do not pay for mobile security services. The survey also reveals that mobile consumers in every region, representing 61% overall, want and are willing to pay for protection services from their service provider.
Rather than independently seek out, evaluate and download security apps for each of their mobile devices, consumers would like a one-stop-shop for online protection for themselves and their families. This presents Communication Service Providers (CSPs) with a huge opportunity to be the provider of personal mobile security services from their network.
"CSPs have a huge opportunity to be proactive and deliver relevant protection," said
Allot will be showcasing a live demonstration of a network-based security service at
The Allot research team conducted a survey questionnaire with a self-selected sample of 2,150 mobile end-users around the world. They then conducted an analysis to detect the similarities and differences between socio-demographic factors: Regional Background:
Number of mobile devices: 1-2 handsets, 3-4 handsets 5+ handsets. Full details can be found in the report.
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