Zuckerberg spent Rs 46 lakh a day on security during the Covid era, followed by Sundar Pichai. By default, agencies are paid to fight off threatening messages, hacking attempts, and other causes of death.
Despite declining lock-ins and arrivals, the amount spent on securing VIP business tycoons is only increasing year by year. An analysis of how much the Silicon Valley giants have spent on their own security came out yesterday on the protocol website. By default, agencies are paid to fight off threatening messages, hacking attempts, and other causes of death.
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, tops the list. This expenditure has increased from Rs 152 crore in 2019 to Rs 171 crore in 2020. That means Zuckerberg spends around Rs 46 lakh a day on his own security. In second place is Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer. Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who spends over Rs 40 crore, is just behind his security spending of Rs 56 crore. John Zimmer, the head of a lift company that spends over Rs 15 crore, is third. Larry Ellison of Oracle, who spends over Rs 13 crore, and Ivan Spiegel of Snap, who spends over Rs 12 crore, are next in line.
One of the reasons given by security agencies for the increase is the extra systems that had to be put in place because of Covid. Zuckerberg is often directly affected by the opposition and retaliation that Facebook has faced from time to time from various quarters of society. After the phone of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was hacked via WhatsApp two years ago, many tech giants have become increasingly concerned about the cost of security systems.