SAP Security Expert and Entrepreneur Markus Schumacher joins SecurityBridge Board of Advisors

Markus Schumacher SecurityBridge

Ingolstadt, Germany: June 21, 2021, SecurityBridge, a leading innovator of real-time threat monitoring, vulnerability management, and compliance for SAP applications and custom code, today announced the appointment of Dr. Markus Schumacher (LinkedIn), to its Board of Advisors.

Dr. Schumacher is a renowned entrepreneur, and SAP security expert, previously the CEO and founder of Virtual Forge and later the General Manager for Onapsis Europe.

This strategic addition to the SecurityBridge Board immediately follows the company’s record growth achievements and aligns with its aggressive target forecast. The half-year growth of +170% in new annual recurring revenue and a 100% year- on-year, customer retention rate, is a result of the success of the SecurityBridge Platform that brings a unique philosophy to a traditional security market. Built in SAP, for SAP, this unified platform is powered by anomaly detection to provide robust actionable intelligence that can be relied upon, with real-time threat monitoring, patch management, and compliance.

“I’m very happy to join a leadership team with a clear vision, customer focus, and hunger for success. Winning again in an agile and open environment at eye level with the team and the customer is one of my key goals, #crossthebridge” said Schumacher.

SecurityBridge is a modern SAP Security Platform, natively build in SAP.  It uses an ABAP based Intrusion Detection System (IDS) to guard your SAP landscape 24/7. Its frontend is build with Fiori, which provides you an intelligent insight on the security posture of your ABAP, Java and HANA based systems.

Markus Schumacher is an innovator and pioneer in SAP Security. “’He is a world-class leader whose combination of experience and expertise will be an enormous asset to further catalyze our success, and deliver on our strategy to secure the business-critical SAP systems that power the global economy”, said SecurityBridge CEO Christoph Nagy. “We are honored to have Markus join SecurityBridge. For those familiar with SAP security, he needs no introduction and brings a wealth of industry experience”

SecurityBridge has been developed from the ground up as a unified SAP Security Platform. Natively built in SAP. It uses an ABAP based Intrusion Detection System to continually monitor SAP landscapes. the Platform provides an elegant intuitive solution as an add-on to SAP with no additional hardware needed. The company is dedicated to delivering the most robust continuous intelligence on vulnerability and compliance gaps for SAP on-premise or cloud deployments.

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