We protect companies
against hackers and criminals.

What we do

We protect companies against hackers and criminals. Our work is as dynamic and diverse as the threat itself. As an accredited assessor, we advise and certify companies worldwide according to the specifications of the credit card industry and other international IT security standards. The experts at usd HeroLabs identify vulnerabilities in IT systems and applications. Our security consultants advise companies holistically on questions of information security, risk management, and IT compliance. The Cyber Security Transformation Academy (CST Academy) promotes exchange and knowledge transfer within the community. more security is our mission.

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What does usd stand for?

When usd was founded in 1994, the three-letter code stood for management consulting, security and services and described our then broad portfolio of services. Over the years, usd has developed and refined its portfolio. Today, the three-letter code stands for our mission and our values:

u unabhaengigkeit

Unabhängigkeit (independence)

We’re a community of experts. We’re independent from products, haven’t taken out any loans, aren’t dominated by a client, we’re inventing ourselves. “U” is for “Unabhängigkeit”.

s sicherheit

Sicherheit (security)

The center of our name and the center of what we do. We protect companies against hackers and criminals. “S” is for “Sicherheit” (Security).

d demut

Demut (humility)

No one is all-knowing, there is no absolute security. We are aware of our responsibility and we know that our task is complex. That’s why we share our knowledge, cooperate with the best and dedicate each day to “more security”. “D” is for “Demut” (Humility).

Our commitment

In order to protect businesses against hackers and criminals, we must ensure that our skills and knowledge are up to date at all times. Therefore, security research is just as important to our work as is building up a security community to promote an exchange of knowledge. After all, more security can only be achieved if many people take on the task.

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Building competence. Sharing knowledge. Acting together.

Partner to Leading Institutes

  • CAST
  • ATHENE
  • Allianz für Cybersicherheit
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Security Research

  • Responsible Disclosure
  • Security Advisories
  • Articles & Publications
  • BioMobile II
  • KMU AWARE
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Committed to Teaching

Aktiv in der Lehre

Our Management

Manfred Tubach

Manfred Tubach

Chairman of Executive Board

Andreas Duchmann

Andreas Duchmann

Member of Executive Board

Matthias Goehring

Matthias Goehring

Member of Executive Board

Christopher Kristes

Christopher Kristes

Member of Executive Board

Andrea Tubach

Andrea Tubach

Member of Executive Board

Bettina Aumann

Bettina Aumann

Authorized Signatory

Hans-Heinrich Conradi

Hans-Heinrich Conradi

Authorized Signatory

Daniel Heyne

Daniel Heyne

Authorized Signatory

Jan Kemper

Jan Kemper

Authorized Signatory

Anna-Magdalena Kohl

Anna-Magdalena Kohl

Authorized Signatory

Stephan Neumann

Stephan Neumann

Authorized Signatory

Andrea Rupprich

Andrea Rupprich

Authorized Signatory

Torsten Schlotmann

Torsten Schlotmann

Authorized Signatory

Felix Schmidt

Felix Schmidt

Authorized Signatory

Dr. Christian Schwartz

Dr. Christian Schwartz

Authorized Signatory

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Our references
Customer Stories

Dohop Successfully Certified according to PCI DSS

Dohop Successfully Certified according to PCI DSS

Dohop, an technology provider for the airline industry, has been successfully certified by usd AG according to PCI DSS. Based in Iceland, Dohop provides, operates and supports the virtual interlining platforms of a number of partner airlines including the booking and...

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BS PAYONE P2PE Solution Successfully PCI Certified

BS PAYONE P2PE Solution Successfully PCI Certified

Photo from left to right: Marc-André Faber (P2PE Project Manager BS PAYONE), Dietmar G. Matzke (P2PE Coordinator BS PAYONE), Ulrich Krug (Operations Manager Scheme Reporting & Controlling BS PAYONE), Dr. Manfred Ferstl (P2PE Assessor usd AG) BS PAYONE GmbH now...

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Miles & More GmbH Successfully Certified for ISO 27001

Miles & More GmbH Successfully Certified for ISO 27001

On 4 July 2018, certification according to the international standard ISO/IEC 27001:2013, which sets requirements for an Information Security Management System, was successfully completed for the entire Miles & More GmbH at Frankfurt in cooperation with usd...

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