Digital security.
For man & machine.

We put you in an excellent position against cyber attacks and regulatory requirements. With technical expertise and consulting competence.

From the first audit through to certification
Proactively active in an advisory capacity, reactively available throughout Germany
We enjoy expert status in science & business
Independent of manufacturers and product suppliers

Our services and consulting are market-neutral. This was confirmed by our go-digital authorization, among other things.

We have been successfully ISO 27001 certified since 2022 and

AWARE7 GmbH is certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 27001:2017-06. Information security is anchored in our corporate DNA.

Committed to science, active in business

Theses, specialist articles and papers are part of our daily work. The majority of these are free of charge and can be viewed.

Market leaders, hidden champions and SMEs rely on our expertise


We create awareness for cybersecurity. With the help of our live hacking shows and phishing simulations, you can experience first-hand how an attack on companies works. The advertising-free and vendor-independent show will get your audience excited about information security. With pleasure

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Live hacking content

Find out more about the possible attacks, procedures and scams that we can present to you live.

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Managed Phishing SImulation

We enable your employees to reliably recognize phishing attacks. We achieve this through realistic training.

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Escape Desk

Experience what a ransomware attack feels like live and playfully at your desk. Dive in and solve the puzzle.

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A successful campaign depends on many factors. We are happy to play our part. However, not all factors can always be foreseen and controlled. We realized this after several years in the industry.

For this reason, we allow a cancellation of the live hacking show free of charge up to two weeks before the event.

Book your live hacking show with us now. With a bit of luck, it can also work out spontaneously. We recommend taking a look at the success story of the district of Dachau.

AWARE7 Live Hacking Show - public

Chris Wojzechowski, MSc

Managing Partner

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We examine your infrastructure and applications for security gaps and vulnerabilities. You will receive a meaningful report from us that will enable your specialist department to eliminate the deviations independently.

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Our pentesters

All penetration testers are experts in their field and are constantly undergoing further training.

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Success stories

Get an overview of the projects we have already carried out. Customers have explicitly consented to publication.

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Vulnerability scan

Ongoing or one-off – we examine your internal or external attack surface and support you in closing vulnerabilities.

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360° SME analysis

Are you an SME and want to evaluate how secure your infrastructure is? The 360° analysis is a cost-efficient option.

Our claim

We deal with the IT (in)security of applications, systems and infrastructures on a daily basis. We are tasked with finding the needle in the haystack. We are aware of this task. Attentiveness, teamwork and diligence are just a few of the qualities that characterize our work and that of our pentesters.

Your added value

The claim of every pentester at AWARE7 GmbH is your added value. Not finding a vulnerability or security gap in your system encourages and demands the intuition, creativity and commitment of every pentester we employ. Benefit from this claim and allow us to implement your testing project.

Silas Borgmeier

Account Manager

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We support you at a strategic, tactical and operational level with the introduction, maintenance and, if required, certification of regulations and management systems.

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Regulations & Industries

We can support you with industry-specific and industry-independent standards, regulations and test procedures. We can determine conformity as part of internal audits.

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External ISB

Together with you, we set up a responsible office in your company. Professional and knowledgeable with the expertise to guide you to ISO 27001 certification if required.

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CYberRiskCheck (BSI)

AWARE7 GmbH is one of the few companies in Germany that is allowed to carry out the CyberRiskCheck tool-supported by the Federal Office for Information Security.

We are our best customer

As an information security consultancy, the demands placed on its own systems are high. All employees are aware that improvement as part of the PDCA cycle is necessary for an increased level of information security maturity.

We have decided to have our ISMS certified in accordance with ISO 27001 in order to be able to present this claim to the outside world. The scope includes all locations, employees, business processes and assets. The certificate can be downloaded free of charge.

We know what we are talking about, are familiar with the challenges of project planning and maintain close contact with auditors.

AWARE7 ISO 27001 certified
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Jan Hörnemann, MSc

Chief Operating Officer
Authorized signatory

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Find out more about our completed projects

Success stories

Group-wide awareness campaign for Gelsenwasser AG

Together with AWARE7 GmbH, Gelsenwasser AG carried out an extensive, multimedia cyber security awareness campaign for around 1,500 employees.

Remote cybersecurity awareness event for Payback GmbH

PAYBACK GmbH has booked AWARE7 GmbH for a remote live hacking awareness show to prepare and sensitize employees to digital threats.

Emergency deployment in the district of Dachau

At 9:00 am the speaker was canceled, we were called at 10:00 am. At 17:00 we were on time in Dachau to enrich the planned event with a live hacking presentation.

Remote Live Hacking Show at the Security Days at Munich Re

The world’s largest reinsurer has been relying on our expertise for several years. In recent years, we have always been represented at the internal Security Days.

External penetration test for the mobile iOS application of Twinsoft GmbH & Co. KG

We carried out an extensive penetration test of the BioShare Authenticator app and the backend for Twinsoft GmbH & Co.

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We have been carrying out various types of projects. The satisfaction is reflected in the release of a success story. Take a look at all our success stories now.

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Our IT security blog

Our blog is free of charge for private and professional use. We explain scams, report on news from the IT security industry and write about new technologies that could have an impact on information security.

Artificial intelligence

Opportunities and risks of ChatGPT-4

Currently, there is hardly a hotter topic than that of artificial intelligence. Especially the name ChatGPT triggers something in many …

Awareness, Continuing education, Research

Security Awareness Curve: A New Approach?

Poorly implemented security awareness trainings and seminars all have one major weakness, because they often do not lead to any …

Cloud Security, Privacy

How secure is the iPhone?

Apple has been focusing on maximizing privacy for years and has already introduced many new features for this purpose. The …


WordPress: Security vulnerabilities in corporate websites?

WordPress is considered the most widely used content management system in the world. It’s free, quick, and easy to learn, …

Data theft, Fraud scam, Phishing

Browser-in-a-Browser attack: We explain it

Have you ever heard of a so-called browser-in-a-browser attack? This is a resourceful phishing method that hackers increasingly use to …

Awareness, Phishing

The 12 best tools for phishing simulations

Phishing simulations are an essential part of any IT security strategy. This is simply because phishing is still a major …

IT Security, MacOS, Ransomware

Ransomware on the Mac: How do I protect myself?

Ransomware on the Mac, is there such a thing? Mac users often feel particularly safe and do not expect that …


Y2K38 – The new millennium bug?

At the turn of the year 1999/2000, there were dystopian predictions, from the failure of computer systems to the false …


The problem with IPv4 addresses and why there are none anymore

Have you ever heard that IPv4 addresses are slowly but surely running out or have already run out? The topic …

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Our memberships

In the end, not everyone is thought of when everyone only thinks of themselves. For this reason, we participate in various ways in associations, initiatives and clubs.

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IT security made in Germany

Attacking and testing applications is the means to an end. The medium-term goal is always to increase the level of IT security and thus enable the long-term protection of customer and company data. We have been awarded the “IT Security made in Germany” seal by the TeleTrust Bundesverband IT-Sicherheit e.V. (German IT Security Association). The document declaring and authorizing the use of the seal is available for inspection.

Even though we operate worldwide, our headquarters will remain in Germany

AWARE7 GmbH has been based in Germany since its foundation. The location in Germany is valued by our international customers due to the high quality standards.

Products and services are free of hidden accesses

All of the services we provide are carried out in accordance with ethical principles. The removal of all access points after a test is mandatory and firmly integrated into the process.

Research & development takes place exclusively in Germany

New products and collaboration with students and scientific institutes are part of our corporate DNA. We are always at the cutting edge of research and development and are based exclusively in Germany.