18 March 2015

Malwarebytes to establish new facility in Cork, Ireland

Cork, Ireland - 18 March 2015 - Malwarebytes, a US cybersecurity company, has chosen Cork as the site for its EMEA HQ, creating 50 new jobs over 3 years. The investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.

Marcin Kleczynski Founder & CEO said: “Cork has a deserved reputation as a leading location for technology companies, with a talented workforce and established tech ecosystem, it gives Malwarebytes the opportunity to build a world-class team. We are experiencing remarkable business growth and Cork will play a central role in our European expansion.”

CEO of IDA Ireland Martin Shanahan said: “Malwarebytes will be joining an established group of security software companies based in the Cork area. We can now point to a real cluster of global security software companies operating in Ireland – success breeds success. The Customer Support and Development Centre in Cork will be integral to the company’s European expansion plans.”

Malwarebytes was founded in 2008 by Marcin Kleczynski to tackle advanced online threats. With global headquarters in Silicon Valley, USA, the fast growing company has already been nominated as one of Forbes Magazine’s ‘America’s Most Promising Companies’ this year.