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Fri 18 January
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Northern Ireland is the #1 international investment location for US cyber security projects

Northern Ireland has emerged as a world-leading cyber security hub, with specialist university research, a cluster of international companies, and innovative start-ups.

Companies in the region deliver expertise on advanced persistent threats to national security, critical infrastructure, networks, capital markets and web applications.

Belfast is the leading destination city globally for US FDI cyber security development projects. * Recent investors include Anomali, Black Duck Software, WhiteHat Security Rapid7, Proofpoint and Alert Logic.

Silicon Valley based Anomali Inc. explain why they choose Belfast to locate their research operations.

Did you know?

  • CSIT, the Centre for Secure IT, is the UK’s largest cyber security research centre.

  • MailDistiller is Northern Ireland’s oldest dedicated cyber security company, having spunout of British Telecom in 2005. MailDistiller was acquired by Proofpoint in 2013.

  • Belfast’s dynamic tech networking scene includes OWASP Belfast, the largest Chapter on the island of Ireland.

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