Since the beginning of 1950, the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) has undergone 38 separate crashes or corrections where the index declined by more than 10%. A double-digit percentage drop, on average, occurs every 1.87 years. We are now more than 16 months away from the coronavirus crash bear-market bottom recorded on March 23, 2020, and have not yet witnessed anything close to an official correction.

Every single crash or correction throughout history has been a buying opportunity for long-term investors. All 38 of the S&P 500’s declines of 10% or more have been erased by bull-market rallies to date.

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If the stock market were to crash 10% or more at some point in the next months,  cybersecurity stocks may be perfect for long-term investors to buy for the following reasons.