[Essen/Germany, 5 July 2017] secunet Security Networks AG is further expanding its portfolio in the network monitoring and network security sector, and took over the Stuttgart-based company bintec elmeg Security GmbH with effect from July 1, 2017. With this acquisition, secunet will strengthen its team with additional expertise, and continue the development and expansion of its packetalarm product family, as well as the secunet snort solution which is based on those products.
bintec elmeg Security GmbH offers future-focused systems for recognising and avoiding attacks: the Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention System (IDS/IPS), based on tried-and-tested packetalarm technology, has been developed specifically for the protection of large-scale networks. The IPS and IDS specialists will supplement the activities and product portfolio of the secunet Public Authorities division in a targeted way.
secunet has made a conscious decision to continue operating the current bintec elmeg Security site in Stuttgart, meaning that it now also has a presence in southwest Germany. This further highlights secunet’s focus on local customer service, and means that the company now operates eleven sites across Germany. In addition, it gives employees – as well as talented applicants – the opportunity to flexibly select their workplace to meet their needs.
secunet is one of the leading German providers of high-quality IT security. Over 400 experts work in the areas of cryptography, e-government, business security and automotive security, and develop innovative products in these fields in addition to highly secure and reliable solutions. Many DAX companies as well as numerous authorities and organisations are among secunet’s national and international customers, which total over 500. secunet is IT security partner of the Federal Republic of Germany and partner in the Alliance for Cyber Security.
secunet was founded in 1997 and achieved sales of EUR 115.7 million in 2016. secunet Security Networks AG is listed on the Prime Standard of the German Stock Exchange
Further information can be found at www.secunet.com