US cyber-security firm continues rapid recruitment drive after opening new Belfast base – The Irish News

Written by Ryan McAleer

US Cyber-security firm Rapid7 has officially opened its new Belfast headquarters after recruiting around 80 new staff in the past 11 months.

The Massachusetts-based IT company announced a ten-year lease at Chichester House in March 2020, confirming its plans to double its workforce to around 400 people in Northern Ireland.

Rapid7 was due to open its 49,000 sq ft offices on Chichester Street in August, but the move was delayed, largely due to Covid-19 restrictions on its US personnel coming to Belfast.

The security analytics and automation specialist has now formally cut the ribbon.

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