Cyber security firm to create 50 Dublin jobs

Cyber security firm to create 50 Dublin jobs
Taoiseach Enda Kenny today opening Kaspersky Lab's first European R&D Centre in Dublin.

Fifty new jobs have been announced in Dublin by cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab.

The firm plans to invest €5m in the city to create a European R&D centre.

Recruitment has begun for the roles which will be filled over the next three years.

Head of engineering at Kaspersky Lab, Keith Waters, said that Dublin is an attractive place for international businesses to set up.

"They chose Dublin as a good location for various reasons," he said.

"It has become an IT hub, it can attract people from all over Europe, there's different ecosystems going on, there's lots of other security companies.

"It has become an excellent hub, it's a good place to do business, it's an nice city in itself as well."

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