By Sean Dowling, Buzz60
What's a major issue for millennial voters in the upcoming election?
With several high profile hacks this past year, from Yahoo to the DNC, a new survey finds Cybersecurity is a major election issue for this group.
53% of young adults in the U.S. between the ages of 18 to 26 say a candidate's position on cybersecurity impacts their level of support for that person.
Breaking down that group even further, 60% of men and 47% of women say cybersecurity issues would impact their vote.
That's according to a new survey from Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance.
Overall awareness from hearing of or reading about cyber attacks within the last year has nearly doubled from 36% in 2015, to 64% in 2016.
But that's just from hearing about attacks in the news.
50% of these young adults don't think the candidates have talked enough about cybersecurity on the campaign trail and really want to know their position, because millennials understand this might be a big part of their future careers, or their actual career one day.
The study showed 34% of young adults in the U.S. are more likely than a year ago to consider a job in the field.
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