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About us

SCHUTZWERK as partner and employer

About us

SCHUTZWERK GmbH is an international IT security consultancy. Our core competencies are independent assessments and the holistic optimization of all aspects of information and IT security. We create risk transparency and support the improvement of all technical, organizational and human security aspects, enabling our customers to adequately and economically master their threat and risk landscapes.

In order to support our customers objectively and independently, we deliberately do not engage in any kind of partnership with product or solution providers

Our clients range from well-known medium-sized companies to international corporations with high to very high security requirements. With many we hold long-lasting partnerships.

SCHUTZWERK is certified

ISO / IEC 27001:2013

ISO 9001:2015

TISAX results available

IT Security made in EU

IT Security made in Germany

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

History of SCHUTZWERK

2022

Certified according to ISO 27001 and ISO 9001; TISAX results available (see our certifications)

2019

Relocation to new office in Hamburg, Germany

2018

Setup of a hardware lab for embedded and automotive assessments

2017

Additional satellite office in Hamburg, Germany

2016

Streamlined the service portfolio to IT security in the areas assessment, consulting and process

2012

Relocation to new offices in Ulm with own training centre

2010

Merger of Gerlach Sicherheitsmanagement GmbH and OneConsult Germany GmbH to form SCHUTZWERK GmbH; now with a comprehensive service portfolio in security assessment and data protection

2007

Foundation of OneConsult Germany GmbH, a subsidiary of Swiss-based OneConsult GmbH, with a specialization in IT security audits and concepts

2006

Expansion of the service portfolio of Gerlach Sicherheitsmanagement GmbH regarding technical IT security audits through a partnership with OneConsult GmbH in Switzerland

2004

Expansion of our competency regarding the implementation of an IT security management process through numerous projects as part of an official partnership with the SIZ Informatikzentrum of Sparkassen-Organisation GmbH

2003

Foundation of Gerlach Sicherheitsmanagement GmbH with a specialization in data protection and IT security management

2002

Foundation of Gerlach Sicherheitsmanagement as sole proprietorship

Our Philosophy

Our aim is to optimize the information, IT and cybersecurity of our clients in a comprehensive and sustainable way. Our work is based on high quality standards, profound, practical professional expertise as well as solid moral values.

We deliberately refrain from any kind of partnership with product and solution providers to be able to guarantee you an objective and independent service.

We always strive to achieve a long-lasting and trust-based partnership with our clients. The satisfaction of our customers is very important to us. We get to the bottom of emerging challenges and we always take into account the individual situation and expectations in order to achieve the best possible results for our clients.

Our team is characterized by a high degree of specialist competency, dedication and idealism. The further development of both our employees and our company is important to us and is constantly promoted in order to optimize and improve our services on an ongoing basis.

In a nutshell, our company stands for a high degree of professional expertise in combination with an honest, reliable and professional working method.