Crypto Security Self-Audit 2022: Insight

23 Mar 2022

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Crypto Security Self-Audit 2022: Insight

How safe are the crypto holdings of retail investors?

  • Article Quick Links:
  • Over 2000 respondents: who are they?
  • Crypto Exchanges
  • Hardware Wallets
  • Last Words

In February 2022, NGRAVE surveyed over 2000 unique respondents from 87 countries. The purpose of NGRAVE is to help respondents assess their portfolio's current level of security and provide them with actionable steps to improve their overall level of security. Henceforth, we also get an in-depth overview of the security of today's retail crypto investors.

Over 2000 respondents: who are they?

Our respondents mostly come from Europe and North America. More than 30% are from Belgium and France.

Almost half of the respondents hold less than $20k in their portfolio. One out of five investors holds more than $100k. The 80/20 rule is also a reality in the crypto retail market. 20% of investors hold over 80% of the wealth.

"The behaviour of crypto investors remains stable compared to 2021. Given the nature of the survey, an overrepresentation of nontrader profiles was expected and confirmed."
Ruben Merre, NGRAVE CEO & Co-founder.

Crypto Exchanges

The majority of the respondents have part of their crypto stored on an exchange, with almost all of them using a two-factor authentication (2FA) method.

6 out of 10 crypto investors do a test transaction, 7 out of 10 white list adresses and over 4 out of 10 do both.

Hardware Wallets

7 out of 10 hardware wallet owners use a USB-based device.

Last Words

There are more insights worth taking a look at in the full infographic. Download the full infographic via the button below.

We will repeat this security self-audit at the beginning of next year. Follow us on social media via the links at the footer of this page so you never miss any security tips.

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