Protecting Digital Infrastructures
secunet is Germany’s leading cybersecurity company. In an increasingly connected world, the Company’s combination of products and consulting assures resilient digital infrastructures and the utmost protection for data, applications and digital identities. secunet specialises in areas with unique security requirements – such as cloud, IIoT, eGovernment and eHealth. With security solutions from secunet, companies can maintain the highest security standards in digitisation projects and advance their digital transformation.
Over 700 experts strengthen the digital sovereignty of governments, businesses and society. secunet’s customers include federal ministries, more than 20 DAX-listed corporations as well as other national and international organisations. The company was established in 1997, is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and generated revenues of around 285 million euros in 2020.
secunet is an IT security partner to the Federal Republic of Germany and a partner of the German Alliance for Cyber Security.
The secunet Group
secunet Security Networks AG consists of the divisions eHealth, Homeland Security, Industry, Public Sector and Defence & Space. The international SINA sales activities are bundled in secunet International GmbH & Co. KG. secunet Security Networks AG is listed in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The main shareholder is Giesecke+Devrient GmbH.
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. He is responsible in particular for Strategy/Business Development, International Sales, Marketing and Human Resources.
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. He is responsible for national sales as well as production, IT and quality management.
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. He is responsible for the areas of technology/development, product management and certification.
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.
He is responsible for the areas of finance, controlling, legal affairs and investor relations.
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.
"For secunet, rules and values are like a compass that helps us stay on course. Those who respect common values and guidelines can expand their success in a targeted manner. Compliance is an essential basis for the company's reputation and for customer confidence. It is about complying with laws and internal company guidelines as well as acting in accordance with our values." - The secunet Management Board -
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.