About SoftScheck


Starting life in 2001 as a security research Information Security Institute, softScheck evolved into an IT security company offering its clients the highest level of product penetration testing, general applications and network penetration testing. With over a decade’s experience, our clients benefit from state of the art testing developed by renowned research experts. Our methods and technology form the cutting edge of IT security, with our staff comprising of leading researchers and academics.


Head of our team of IT security experts is Prof.Dr.Hartmut Pohl, a leading authority in the industry. The knowledge of the softScheck team is unrivalled, with staff regarded as leading lights in the IT Security field, contributing to knowledge exchange and improvement through reports for major publications, lectures and regular media appearances.

Our ISO 27034-based Security Testing Process’ goes far beyond classical Penetration Testing, ISO 2700x, German IT security baseline and other best practices of various security assessment such as OWASP, CWE, SANS, NIST, PTES and OSSTMM.


With our mature security testing process in mind softScheck is therefore support you in developing better software products (applications, firmware, etc.), identify vulnerabilities in your hardware products (prior commercial release)  as well as securing your network infrastructure (servers, firewalls, etc.).

With our comprehensive security testing process we help clients to identify Zero-Day-Vulnerabilities and therefore substantially improving their product’s security.

A member of CREST

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A member of the Allianz für Cyber-Sicherheit (Alliance for Cyber Security)

A German Federal Office for Cyber Security (BSI) as union of major player in cyber security in Germany and it represents the technical information security industry in Germany.

TÜV Saarland

Other than security testing softScheck works with TÜV Saarland, a German based, global testing, certification, inspection and training provider as its audit partner for security testing certification.