About Us

We are a boutique consultancy made from experts of various fields. Our individual strengths form a powerful team with a passion for IT security and a core motivation to improve and develop security.

IT-Security made by experts

SSE – SECURE SYSTEMS ENGINEERING GMBH

We are a team made of handpicked experts in various fields, ranging from software engineering & architecture, throughout consulting, to offensive security and research. Our strength is our team, our passion for IT security and our commitment to secure systems and environments of our clients.

IT security is often perceived as a threat to productivity and a blocker for progress. As security experts, we must learn to not only focus on rigid requirements but to enable teams and make secure solutions the easy default.
Dr. Christoph Hamsen
Senior Security Manager

Scientific support

CONCEPTUAL WORK

Thanks to our close con­nec­tions to renowned re­search in­sti­tu­tions such as the information security work­ing group at Freie Uni­ver­sität Berlin, the De­part­ment of Elec­tri­cal En­gi­neer­ing and Com­put­er Sci­ence at Tech­nis­che Hochschule Lübeck, and the Se­cure Sys­tems En­gi­neer­ing de­part­ment at the Fraun­hofer In­sti­tute for Ap­plied and In­te­grat­ed Se­cu­ri­ty (AISEC), we de­ter­mine the re­search top­ics and cur­rent trends in the ar­eas of in­for­ma­tion se­cu­ri­ty and da­ta pro­tec­tion.

Prof. Dr. Marian Margraf
Mr. Mar­graf is a pro­fes­sor at the Free Uni­ver­si­ty of Berlin, where he heads the information security work­ing group. He is al­so head of de­part­ment at the Fraun­hofer In­sti­tute AISEC. As a found­ing mem­ber and se­nior IT se­cu­ri­ty ex­pert, he and his staff con­tribute by bring­ing the cur­rent de­vel­op­ments in the fields of IT se­cu­ri­ty and us­able se­cu­ri­ty.
Prof. Dr. Sören Werth
Mr. Werth is a Pro­fes­sor of Ap­plied Math­e­mat­ics and IT Se­cu­ri­ty at the Tech­ni­cal Uni­ver­si­ty of Lübeck. As a found­ing mem­ber and se­nior IT se­cu­ri­ty ex­pert, he con­tributes his many years of ex­pe­ri­ence in the de­vel­op­ment and eval­u­a­tion of cryp­tosys­tems.

Awards

Top 10 Security Startup 2020
Top 10 Security Startup 2020
Top 250 Service Providers 2020 & 2021
Top 250 Service Providers 2020 & 2021

Contact us

Daniel Augustin
Managing Director
In addition to his role as Managing Director, Daniel works as part of SSE's defensive security team. He supports clients in identifying risks and strategic solutions that effectively and sustainably raise the level of security maturity.
daniel.augustin@securesystems.de
Dr. Christoph Hamsen
Senior Security Manager
Christoph is part of our Defensive Security Team supporting our clients to design, build and operate secure solutions.
christoph.hamsen@securesystems.de
Carsten Sandker
Senior Security Consultant
Carsten is part of our Offensive Security Team, helping our clients identify vulnerabilities and preventing attacks. He is specialized in Active Directory security and scenario-based attacks.
carsten.sandker@securesystems.de