Germany's leading Cybersecurity company
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Our 1,000+ “secunauts” are wholly committed to their work, open to change and always ready to take on new challenges. We all play our part in the success of secunet, and we are all committed to these communally defined values: they form the basis of our highly productive teamwork and show who we are.
We are honest in our dealings with each other and with our clients, and we take responsibility together. We can always rely on each other.
We work with and on behalf of other people, driven by a shared mission. We help and encourage each other – for our own benefit and for that of our clients and society in general.
From board level to trainee, we talk openly about mistakes and ask questions. Because that’s how we learn from each other and further our development.
We maintain strong relationships with our clients and achieve high-quality results on their behalf. We are able to achieve this by virtue of our experience, collaborative strengths and empathy for the needs of others.
Our desire for knowledge is one of our most important resources. We create the space in which to foster it. We try out new things and follow them through with passion to their logical conclusion.
secunet in a nutshell
secunet Security Networks AG comprises the divisions eHealth, Homeland Security, Industry, Public Authorities and Defense & Space. Our customers include federal ministries, more than 20 DAX-listed corporations, and many international authorities and organizations such as the EU Commission. We are IT security partner of the Federal Republic of Germany and partner of the Alliance for Cyber Security.
secunet was founded in 1997, is listed on the stock exchange and generated sales of around 345 million euros in 2022. Our main shareholder is Giesecke & Devrient GmbH.
Our locations in Germany
The Management Board of secunet AG
Axel Deininger has been on the Management Board of secunet Security Networks AG since January 2018 and took over as Chairman in June 2019.
Previously, Axel Deininger was Group Senior VP and Head of Division Connectivity & Devices at G+D Mobile Security GmbH. Axel Deininger's career has included positions at Siemens AG, Infineon Technologies AG and Samsung Semiconductor Europe GmbH. Most recently, Deininger held various positions at the Munich-based Giesecke+Devrient Group for more than ten years.
Torsten Henn started at secunet GmbH back in 1997 as a consultant and project manager and took on various management positions within the company. In the course of secunet's realignment, Torsten Henn joined the extended Management Board as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2015 and has been a member of the Management Board since June 2019.
Torsten Henn studied Computer Engineering in Siegen and worked for Telekom before joining secunet. He then worked for RWTÜV Anlagentechnik and TÜV Informationstechnik. Since 1994, Torsten Henn has been working exclusively on the subject of IT security.
Dr. Kai Martius headed secunet's High Security / Public Sector business unit from 2007 to 2015. Before that, he had already been responsible for various topics in consulting and product development since 1999, the year he received his doctorate in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Dresden. Since 2015, Dr. Kai Martius has been a member of secunet's extended management board as CTO. In June 2019, he was appointed to the Management Board.
Dr. Martius was one of the architects of SINA and also has extensive experience in the design, implementation and deployment of security products in the public sector.
Thomas Pleines began as commercial director at secunet GmbH and was appointed to the Management Board after the company's conversion to a stock corporation in 1999.
A business economist, he was previously head of commercial coordination of SAP systems, head of group accounting and head of the tax department at RWTÜV AG, Essen.
The Supervisory Board of secunet AG
The Supervisory Board of secunet Security Networks AG is comprised of six members. Four members are elected by the shareholders and two members by the employees in accordance with the One-Third Participation Act pertaining to employees on the Supervisory Board (Drittelbeteiligungsgesetz).
Integrity, shared values, the reputation and trust of customers and business partners are always at the core of secunet's activities. An effective and transparent compliance organisation and uniform, clear principles and values determine our actions and form the basis for a secunet-wide understanding of compliance.
"Rules and values are like a compass that helps us stay on course. Those who respect shared values and guidelines can build on their success in a targeted and sustainable way.
Our dealings with employees, suppliers, business partners and shareholders are characterized by integrity, a sense of responsibility and trust. Absolute compliance with all applicable rules and laws is the benchmark for our actions. Compliance is a top priority for secunet.
secunet operates a compliance management system in accordance with the IDW PS 980 standard, including a compliance training program and a whistleblower system for the confidential reporting of violations of existing rules and laws.
The secunet Code of Conduct serves as a binding guideline for our daily actions. Each individual is responsible for living and implementing our self-image every day and everywhere.
We expect our employees, suppliers and business partners to act responsibly, with integrity and ethically in accordance with legal regulations. Violations of the law will not be tolerated and will be sanctioned accordingly."
The Management Board of secunet Security Networks AG, September 2022
The management's clear commitment to integrity gives rise to various measures. These are, firstly, training and counselling. secunet employees are regularly trained and sensitised to compliance issues. Participation in the training courses, which have taken place via online training since the outbreak of the Corona pandemic, is mandatory for all employees every two years.
The Compliance Office is available to answer any additional compliance questions. Secondly, guidelines define how conflicts of interest and corruption are to be handled. In the course of compliance training, attention is also drawn to compliance with the relevant guidelines and requirements by secunet's business partners.
secunet Group policy statement on human rights and environmental due diligence in accordance with the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (LkSG)
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