6 Cybersecurity Stocks to Buy Now

With a boost in global security spending expected this year, these cybersecurity stocks are worth a closer look.

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Along with the rest of the technology sector, the cybersecurity industry has had a tremendous run over the past 12 months. As evidence, shares of the Global X Cybersecurity ETF (BUG), which tracks a basket of cybersecurity stocks, has rallied nearly 27% in that time frame.

Still, there's plenty of opportunity for investors, especially for those with a long-term perspective. For the most part, the growth prospects for cybersecurity stocks remain strong.

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Tom Taulli
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Tom Taulli has been developing software since the 1980s when he was in high school.  He sold his applications to a variety of publications. In college, he started his first company, which focused on the development of e-learning systems. He would go on to create other companies as well, including Hypermart.net that was sold to InfoSpace in 1996. Along the way, Tom has written columns for online publications such as Bloomberg, Forbes, Barron's and Kiplinger.  He has also written a variety of books, including Artificial Intelligence Basics:  A Non-Technical Introduction. He can be reached on Twitter at @ttaulli.