- Company is set to create approximately 200 new jobs over the next three years
- The new SOC is based in high-tech, fully secure Termini building in Sandyford
- Facility will be the group’s largest SOC using latest technology and secure biometrics systems
- Investment follows a number of acquisitions by Integrity360 in recent years
- Group turnover expected to reach €115M in 2023, €45M of which will be driven by operations in Ireland
Dublin, 6th September 2023 – Integrity360, the leading cyber security specialist in Ireland and the UK, today announces that it has invested €8 million in its new Security Operations Centre (SOC) in Dublin.
As part of its growth plans, the company is also set to create approximately 200 jobs across the group over the next three years, with these new roles primarily consisting of cyber security consultants. Currently, Integrity360 employs circa 100 people in Ireland and 500 across the wider group.
Based in the high-tech, fully secure Termini building in Sandyford, the new SOC spans 16,000 square feet and comprises seven customer suites, as well as a training and innovation centre. It is also equipped with state-of-the-art technologies and infrastructure, along with modern collaboration areas, workspaces and meeting rooms.
The purpose-built facility will expand the company’s pan-European network of SOCs and will enable it to drive further business growth and client success in both Ireland and further afield through cutting-edge solutions and services, including Managed Detection and Response (MDR), and Managed Security Service Edge (SSE).
Furthermore, it will serve as Integrity360’s head office and will be the group’s largest SOC using the latest technology and secure biometrics systems. The organisation has three other SOCs located in Sofia, Stockholm and Naples. As one of Europe’s leading cyber security specialists, it has offices in the UK, Bulgaria, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Lithuania, and Ukraine.
This investment follows a number of acquisitions by Integrity360 in recent years. Back in June 2021, Integrity360 received a major strategic investment from leading London-based private equity firm August Equity. Since then, it has joined with Caretower, Netsecure and Advantio.
As well as expanding the organisation’s operations across the UK, the Nordics and continental Europe, these deals are expected to see the group turnover grow to €115 million in 2023, €45 million of which will be driven by operations in Ireland.
The Integrity360 group specialises in and provides a comprehensive range of professional, support and managed cyber security services that identify and assess, protect and prevent, detect and analyse and respond and recover cyber risks and threats. These include incident response, penetration testing, consulting and compliance, cyber infrastructure design and project management.
Founded in Dublin in 2005, Integrity360 has built up an impressive customer base consisting of both mid-market and enterprise companies across a wide range of sectors including financial services, insurance, government, healthcare, retail, telecoms and utilities.
Ian Brown, Chief Executive and Chairman of Integrity360, said: “Drawing on the expertise of our 300-plus cyber security team and leveraging the latest advancements in incident response, we stay ahead of emerging cyber threats and protect organisations against modern security challenges. For some customers, through our Managed Detection and Response service and SOCs, we provide 24/7 monitoring and management of their IT networks.
This latest investment in our presence in Ireland and our SOC network is another significant step in our growth plans as we look to expand our team, enhance our offering and excel for customers in terms of incident detection and response. It will also allow us to further strengthen our position across Europe and the UK as a leading cyber security specialist.”
Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Simon Coveney attended the opening of the new SOC and commented: “"Integrity360 is an Irish indigenous company that has grown and developed to compete on a global scale and the announcement today of 200 new jobs globally with 50 based here in Dublin shows that Ireland is to the forefront of development and innovation in the cyber security space."
Integrity360 is one of Europe’s leading cyber security specialists operating from office locations in Ireland, UK, Bulgaria, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Lithuania, and Ukraine with Four Secure Operation Centres (SOC) located in Dublin, Sofia, Stockholm and Naples.
The group substantial team of over 300 dedicated cyber security experts provides a comprehensive range of professional, support and managed cyber security services that identify and assess, protect and prevent, detect and analyse and respond and recover cyber risks and threats. Working either independently or as an extension of a organisations own team Integrity360 strengthen security postures for both mid-market and enterprise organisations across a wide range of sectors including financial services, insurance, government, healthcare, retail, telecoms and utilities.
Integrity360 was founded in 2005, and during June 2021 receiving a major strategic investment from leading London based private equity firm August Equity operating in partnership with IT and cyber industry veteran - Ian Brown who serves as the CEO and Chairman of the group. Since 2001 the group has significantly expanded its operations across the UK, the Nordics and continental Europe as part of a significant growth and expansion plan.