Meet Avast

Avast is dedicated to creating a world that provides safety and privacy for all,
no matter who you are, where you are, or how you connect.

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Faster, smarter artificial intelligence

Avast is one of the largest security companies in the world using next-gen technologies to fight cyber attacks in real time. We differ from other next-gen companies in that we have an immense cloud-based machine learning engine that receives a constant stream of data from our more than 435 million users, which facilitates learning at unprecedented speeds and makes our artificial intelligence engine smarter and faster than anyone else’s.

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cloud infrastructure

Avast has created a scalable cloud-based security infrastructure that sees everything that happens on the internet. We have a view into everything online, good and bad, giving us the unique advantage of being first to inspect and analyze potential threats. When new malware is discovered, we can quickly deploy new security features to protect our users.

Avast prevents 3.5 billion attacks every month

We use advanced threat protection to keep
you and your business safe from cyber attacks.

Dedicated cybersecurity research experts

Avast’s innovative security approach comes from some of the most talented and experienced security engineers on the planet. Headquartered in Prague – a center of excellence for engineering and computer science –we attract the best and the brightest with over 40% of our employees in R&D. Our scientists, engineers, and mathematicians are from some of the most highly respected institutions, including Stanford, MIT, Oxford, and NASA. Our growth is fueled by our passionate culture of wanting to win and “beat the bad guys.”


See how Avast grew to become a global leader in online security, offering the most extensive threat detection network in the world.

  • Protecting over 435 million users
  • From 3.5 billion attacks per month
  • In over 150 countries.
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Giving back

One of our fundamental values as a company is to give back to the community. Our Foundation is a manifestation of those values and is dedicated to creating programs that support the elderly, those living with physical and mental disabilities, and the terminally ill, as well as furthering education on human rights. Avast is committed to dedicating a portion of our profits to the Avast Foundation every year.

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