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8. Cybersecurity

In the wake of massive data breaches in 2017, companies, governments and individuals are increasing their spending to protect themselves online. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, global cybersecurity spending is expected to top $1 trillion from 2017 to 2021 — compared to a market of just $3.5 billion in 2004. In addition, Investor’s Business Daily expects several closely held internet security firms to offer initial public offerings in 2018, which could give you a chance to get in early if the newly public companies turn out to be some of the best stocks to buy for 2018.

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