We combine deep branch specific knowledge with Cybersecurity expertise. With applied cyber security we support your business with individual and efficient concepts. Respecting your special operating systems and requirements for effective security measures, we will turn your INdustrial CYber DEfence on.

As experts in IT/OT we support you through the end-to-end project process and apply security-by-design within the operation life cycle. Analysing your system’s maturity, verifying IT/OT security concepts, and performing risk assessments as well as KRITIS audits. Moreover, we develop and specify future security standards, manage the security project as well es set the IT/OT security strategy.

Security is a process, so is communication and partnerships! Get in touch with us!

Your Partners


Max Schubert

Founder and Managing Director

Max Schubert

As managing director Max Schubert leads the strategic development of INCYDE and supports with his comprehensive experience several client projects. With his wide background in command-and-control safety systems as well as security he brings in fundamental knowledge in technologies, methods, and processes. Covering multiple fields in railway, power supplies, and IoT, his international project experiences supports the clients, similar as the team to deliver high quality analysis, strategies, and realization results.


Prof. Stefan Katzenbeisser

Founder and Head of Railway Security Research

Prof. Stefan Katzenbeisser

As Head of Railway Security Research, Stefan Katzenbeisser coordinates the research activities in this area within INCYDE. Stefan Katzenbeisser has been working on cyber security related problems in the railway sector for more than 10 years and has extensive knowledge of vulnerabilities, attack methods, as well as security measures. Moreover, as professor in computer engineering at the University of Passau his research focus is critical infrastructures and cybersecurity.


Prof. Christoph Krauß

Founder and Head of Automotive Security Research

Prof. Christoph Krauß

As Head of Automotive Security Research, Christoph Krauß coordinates the research activities and research projects of the automotive sector at INCYDE. He has over 15 years of experience in cyber security, including over 10 years in Automotive Security and more than 5 years in Railway Security. With his experience and knowledge, he supports analysis and realization projects in the development of future-oriented solutions. In addition, he is a professor for network security and head of the research group Applied Cyber Security Darmstadt at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences.

ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certification

We support our customers in continuously improving their IT/OT security and thus reacting to legal requirements and the current threat situation.
The basis for this is an adequate organization as service provider. With our successful certification according to ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 we prove our expertise, implementation as well as effectiveness in the area of information security management and quality management.
The audit covers the scope "IT/OT security in the complete project life cycle: analysis, planning, implementation of measures and validation".

Our Partners

Diversity is the key to innovative, efficient and sustainable solutions. So we maintain well selected partnerships to support your goals and to tackle your challenges.