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Survey: Trump Not as Smart as the IT Director


By Frank Ohlhorst

A recent survey by Blumberg Capital reveals that a majority of consumers think their IT guys know more about cybersecurity than President Trump. That may be bad news for the president, but it is surely good news for those in the IT field.

Blumberg Capital, an early-stage VC firm investing in cybersecurity startups, surveyed 1,000 U.S. adults to better understand consumer opinions and understanding of cybersecurity. The “Cybersecurity Threats: Consumer Perception & The Path Forward” report, which was released the day before Valentine’s Day, offered some very interesting insights. For example, the survey revealed that 68% of consumers rank their IT director as more knowledgeable than Donald Trump, despite the president’s claims.

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