Here's how much tech companies pay to protect their CEOs from security threats


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It's a CEO's job to run the company, but it often falls to the company to keep them safe in turn.


Companies like Amazon and Facebook shell out big bucks to keep their top executives safe both at home and at work.

Business Insider combed through SEC filings to find what it costs to protect some of the most powerful CEOs in tech. Because this information is found on proxy statements that companies issue at different times throughout the year, some totals reflect security costs for either 2014 or 2015 depending on when they most recently filed.

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Here's what companies are paying in order to protect their top brass:

Disclosure: Jeff Bezos is an investor in Business Insider through hispersonal investment company Bezos Expeditions.