S.C. Department of Commerce: PhishLabs Expanding into New Headquarters in Charleston County
Cybersecurity firm creating 45 jobs at new corporate office.
Charleston, S.C., April 4, 2017 – PhishLabs, the leading provider of cybersecurity services, is expanding its existing operations in Charleston County. To accommodate its continued growth, the company is expecting to create 45 new jobs over the next three years.
“South Carolina continues to lead the way, not only in manufacturing, but in the booming technology and innovation sectors. Great companies like PhishLabs show the world that businesses of all kinds can succeed here.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
Founded in 2008, PhishLabs fights back against phishing attacks – the primary source of data breaches and online fraud. PhishLabs combines technology, human expertise and cyber threat intelligence to protect against these attacks. The company’s clients include top financial, technology, healthcare, retail and insurance companies. Recognized by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ and Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the U.S., PhishLabs was also named one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in South Carolina by the S.C. Chamber of Commerce.
“Our team shares a passion for fighting cybercrime. What we do is incredibly meaningful, and that’s what drives us forward. Our new headquarters provides a great environment where team members can work together, grow their talents and make the world a safer, better place.” –PhishLabs Founder and CEO John LaCour
To expand, the company will be moving its corporate headquarters operations into a new, 25,000-square-foot facility at the Pacific Box and Crate development, located at 1501 King Street in Charleston, S.C. The facility will feature open green space, a coffee shop, a yoga studio and other work amenities.
PhishLabs has experienced employee growth of more than 170 percent in the past two years, and initial hiring for the new positions has already begun. Interested applicants should visit the company’s careers page online.
For more information, visit the company’s website.
“The key to continuing South Carolina’s economic growth is diversifying our industries, and PhishLabs’ latest expansion in Charleston County is another step in that direction. These 45 new tech sector jobs will make a big difference in the community, and I look forward to seeing PhishLabs continue to succeed here for years to come.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“PhishLabs’ significant growth since it was founded in 2008 is a testament to the robust technology resources available in our region. On behalf of Charleston County, we celebrate PhishLabs and will continue to support their efforts.” –Charleston County Council Chairman Victor Rawl
“PhishLabs is a true Charleston success story. As a city, we are proud to have been able to help them grow into the leading provider of 24/7 cybersecurity services in our flagship business incubator, and we wish them even more success in their new home at Pacific Box and Crate.” – Charleston Mayor John J. Tecklenburg
“Our Business Concierge team has cultivated a strong connection with PhishLabs, and we proudly congratulate them on their expansion announcement. This is a noteworthy catch for the Pacific Box and Crate development.” – Charleston County Economic Development Director Steve Dykes
Five Fast Facts:
- PhishLabs is expanding its Charleston County operations.
- Company creating 45 new jobs over the next three years.
- PhishLabs is a leading provider of 24/7 cybersecurity and threat intelligence services.
- The new, 25,000-square-foot corporate headquarters is located at 1501 King St. in Charleston, S.C.
- Initial hiring for the new positions has already begun, and interested applicants should visit the company’s careers page online.
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, USA, PhishLabs provides 24/7 cybersecurity and threat intelligence services that help organizations fight back against attacks targeting their employees and customers. PhishLabs is trusted by top global financial institutions, leading social media and career sites, and top healthcare, retail, insurance and technology companies. In addition to mitigating more than 7,800 phishing attacks per month, PhishLabs clients benefit from real-world actionable intelligence, analysis, and guidance from the PhishLabs R.A.I.D. research division, which is comprised of some of the world’s most respected malware researchers, reverse engineers, and threat analysts focused on monitoring global attack trends, dissecting cyber tradecraft, and tracking cybercrime. For more information, visit https://www.phishlabs.com and follow @phishlabs.
About S.C. Department of Commerce
As South Carolina’s leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. In three of five years, IBM-Plant Location International reports ranked South Carolina first in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment, per capita. The state won the Gold Shovel Award and the Project of Year Award from Area Development magazine in 2012, 2014 and 2015. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.
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