This article was originally published on Sept. 17, 2019.
Do you feel you have enough control over your data and personal information online? How many services can you name that have access to this information? And what are the top factors impacting whether we view a new technology as secure and trustworthy?
Today we use digital tools for many things – for example, communicating with friends and family, shopping, and transferring funds. In the future, even more of our day-to-day exchanges of information will take place in the digital realm.
At Interac we’ve been thinking a lot about how new digital technologies are developed and what Canadians expect when it comes to the protection of their personal information.
We conducted a survey of 1,500 adults with the goal of hearing directly from Canadians about the future of digital technologies.
The main takeaway: Canadians are open to new technology, but want to be in control over their information and be assured they are safe and secure to use.
Take a look at some of the most interesting findings from the research: