Partners of KIS

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The world around us is going digital. We make sure it stays safe in the process. Our consultants will support you in the planning, design and implementation of comprehensive, tailor-made security concepts. We analyse your relevant business processes holistically and design – based on their individual risk structure and specific security requirements – targeted catalogues of measures. As a consulting firm, we focus on developing sustainable security strategies and concepts.



Connecting systems, processes and data into new products, as well as the creation of new digital customer interfaces, is by far the greatest potential for value creation in the context of the digital transformation. At the same time, new security concepts need to be implemented in order to address the risks involved, maintain customer trust and enable sustainable growth.

In both areas, APIIDA AG supports its customersfrom consulting, sales and implementation to operating suitable solutions. In addition to working with leading manufacturers of standard software, we focus on developing our own products in order to be able to offer our customers the best possible solution for their respective tasks. We see ourselves as a driving force, a solution inventor and a companion on their way to becoming a digitally connected and future-proof company.





CGI is a global IT and business process services company that was founded in 1976 and is now represented at 400 locations in 40 countries with a total of 73,000 employees. We offer our customers IT and business consulting, system integration, outsourcing services and intellectual property at the top level. We help them achieve their goals, use new digital technologies and business strategies, and make the most of ongoing investments. We regularly get top marks in terms of time and budget fidelity; In the customer satisfaction analyses of the past ten years, we have been able to continuously achieve more than nine out of ten possible points.


Code White: 

We deliver continuous red team penetration testing and threat intelligence to enterprises. We do not limit our evaluation to individual systems, but instead base our assessment on the holistic threat level of your organization based on your risk profile.



Exyte is a global leader in design, engineering and construction delivering high-tech facilities, plants and factories. More than 5000 people serve the most technically demanding clients in growth markets such as semiconductors, life sciences, and data centers. With a history of more than 100 years, we have developed a special expertise in controlled and regulated environments with a special focus on safety and security. In the context of protecting GxP-regulated computerized systems for our customers IT infrastructure, data centers, production sites and laboratories in the life science area cybersecurity and computer system validation are for us modern methods of applying technical and procedural controls to reduce risk to both systems and patient safety.

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Graduate School Rhein-Neckar:

Since 2006, the Graduate School Rhein-Neckar has been offering further scientific training. This includes part-time master's programs, certificates and seminars.

The Graduate School Rhein-Neckar works with state universities in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan area and with leading companies. The numerous company contacts are already involved in the planning phase of further training courses in order to enable specialists and companies to undergo on-demand and practical training.


Thanks to the modular design, the training offered at the Graduate School Rhein-Neckar offers a high degree of flexibility.


IHK Rhein Neckar: 

Digital Transformation - IHK, your first point of contact

We make the possibilities of digitization tangible for your company and support you in the challenges of digital transformation. Whether practice-related events, training seminars or certificate courses on the topic of digital economy, contacts in industry and science or questions about law, taxes, customs, transport and interantional - we are there for you! For more information, visit



Sama Partners: 

SAMA PARTNERS: Security & Compliance by Design

SAMA PARTNERS, certified according to ISO/IEC 27001:2013 by the TÜV-SÜD, is an independent IT and engineering consulting company that combines long-standing industry expertise and integrated solutions.

As a link between classical (office) IT and industrial IT, SAMA PARTNERS focuses on efficiency and security in the planning, design and implementation of innovative process and IT solutions, is involved in numerous research initiatives in the field of Industry 4.0 and is driving digital transformation significantly in the context of its own development laboratory.

Through its consulting services and SAMA PARTNERS ACADEMY, the company supports, raises awareness and train in the areas of cybersecurity, DevOps and IT service management. 

In addition to its membership in the Smart Production network, SAMA PARTNERS is a training institute accredited by the DevOps Institute and PECB Europe, a partner of the Alliance for Cybersecurity and a partner of the Federal Association for IT Security TeleTrust e.V.

The team at SAMA PARTNERS supports its customers in their security topics. The SAMA PARTNERS experts are on hand to help them with confidence, both in the introduction of an information security management system and in the optimization of an existing security architecture, while complying with legal requirements.


SAMA PARTNERS is the host of the annual Cybersecurity Conference Rhein-Neckar in Mannheim (



Since 1962, Schweickert has been active as an owner-managed medium-sized electrical and IT service provider in the Rhein Neckar metropolitan area and around the globe. The current trends such as IoT and Industry 4.0 show that electrical engineering and IT are growing ever closer together in times of digital transformation. Schweickert supports its customers on their way to the digital future. We always understand the security of our customers systems holistically - what is the use of the best IT security if an attacker can easily overcome the building entrance control? In addition to Walldorf and Nußloch, there are a further eight locations spread across the globe. With our 450 employees worldwide, we operate under the motto: "Regionally rooted, globally at home," thus offering the ideal symbiosis and diversity of performance in the context of "from electricity to IT."


Virtual Forge: 

Cybercrime continues to grow and is targeted at the heart of every company – the SAP system landscape. Unfortunately, SAP systems are often inadequately protected, and IT security defenses fail here.

We, Virtual Forge, have made SAP security our mission, establishing ourselves as a leading manufacturer of cyber security solutions for SAP. Through our solutions, we enable companies to operate their SAP applications safely.


Prof. Dr. Jens-Matthias Bohli
Department of Information Technology

+49 621 292-6352


Prof. Dr. Martin Damm
Department of Information Technology

+49 621 292-6858


Prof. Dr. Miriam Föller-Nord
Department of Computer Science

+49 621 292-6224


Prof. Dr. Maximilian Hauske
Department of Electrical Engineering

+49 621 292-6266


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sandro Leuchter
Department of Computer Science


Prof. Dr. Sachar Paulus
Department of Computer Science

+49 621 292-6708


Dipl. Inform. (FH) Michaela Schulz, M.A.
Campus IT

+49 621 292-6231


Gabriel Eichelkraut
Student Assistant

+49 621 292-6909


Marc Le Large
Student Assistant

+49 621 292-6909