Top Cybersecurity Stocks to Buy in 2017

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The number of U.S. data breaches surged 40% to an all-time record high of 1,093 in 2016, according to a new report by the Identity Theft Resource Center and CyberScout. To combat this growing threat, The Trump administration has vowed to strengthen America’s cyber capabilities.

“Cyberwarfare is an emerging battlefield, and we must take every measure to safeguard our national security secrets and systems,” reads a page on the official website.

Fortunately, several companies have the technology that can help Americans strengthen their cyber defenses. Read on to learn about these cybersecurity leaders, and see why their stocks are well positioned to reward investors in the year ahead.

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