U.S. familiarity with digital privacy regulations and guidelines 2019

According to an April 2019 survey conducted among adults in the United States, 58 percent of respondents stated they had never heard of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Furthermore, only 16 percent of respondents reported to knowing the basics of the standard. In comparison, 46 percent of respondents knew the basics about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

How familiar are you with the following privacy regulations and guidelines?

I've never heard of it I've heard of it, but that's about itI know the basicsI know a great deal and know what steps to take to ensure compliance
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)42%26%27%5%
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)46%31%16%6%
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)11%19%46%25%
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS)58%21%16%5%
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 2019

Number of respondents

1,004 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. employees

Supplementary notes

• The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which regulates how organizations, no matter their country of origin, handle and transfer the data of EU citizens.
• The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which sets specific requirements for companies of certain sizes handling the personal data of California residents.
• The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which regulates the security of protected health information of U.S. residents.
• The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), a set of payment card industry (PCI) guidelines that govern how credit card information is handled.

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