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German Company SecurityBridge Grows Through Acquisition of Dutch Company Protect4S

Stronger and more comprehensive cyber security offering by combining the joint efforts of two companies.
E3 Magazine
January 16, 2024
This text has been automatically translated from German to English.

SecurityBridge, a provider of cyber security solutions for SAP customers, has acquired the Dutch SAP security specialist Protect4S. The acquisition will enable SAP customers to benefit from an even more comprehensive one-stop-shop software platform that improves their security posture across all technology stacks. SecurityBridge and Protect4S are combining their expertise to offer cybersecurity software solutions and further expand their global activities.

Founded in 2012 and based in Ingolstadt, Germany, SecurityBridge enables companies to monitor their business-critical SAP systems and detect and defend against attacks in real time with its holistic cybersecurity software platform. Protect4S, based in Wageningen/NL, specializes in automating and simplifying SAP cybersecurity to ensure access to SAP security for companies of all sizes. The Dutch IT specialist's security vulnerability research team ensures that zero-day vulnerabilities can be identified and remedied through its technical research into SAP. In addition to strengthening its international activities, SecurityBridge is also consolidating its presence in the important SME market.

From left to right: Joris van de Vis, Onno Coenen, Ivan Mans, Robin Vleeschhouwer, Christoph Nagy and
Gert-Jan Koster.

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