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Committed to eliminating vulnerability threats

By providing optimal security for enterprise customers and home users worldwide

Secunia is recognised industry-wide as a pioneer and global player within the IT security ecosystem, in the niche of Vulnerability Management. Our award-winning portfolio equips corporate and private customers worldwide with Vulnerability Intelligence, Vulnerability Assessment, and automated Patch Management tools to manage and control vulnerabilities across their networks and endpoints.

A strong strategic vision of becoming number one is, and always has been, a founding pillar of Secunia. We therefore deliver best-in-class solutions that have less superficial gift wrapping and instead contain true value. All Vulnerability Management products in Secunia’s portfolio provide proven endpoint protection against vulnerabilities, due to our special combination of unique application scanning, unrivalled expertise, and impeccable customer service. All of this is achieved by the dedicated efforts of the industry-renowned Secunia Research Team and enhanced by Secunia’s focused sales and support functions.

A track record of excellence makes Secunia a preferred supplier for enterprises, such as Fortune 500 and Global 2000 businesses, and government agencies worldwide.

Secunia is recognised industry-wide as a pioneer and global player within the IT security ecosystem, in the niche of Vulnerability Management

By leveraging our Vulnerability Management knowledge and solutions, our customers can rapidly handle emerging threats, complex IT security risks, security audits, and compliance audits across industries and sectors, which are all key components of corporate risk management.

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Board Members
  • Jesper Johansen, Chairman of the Board in Secunia and Partner in DKA Capital
  • Jesper Johansen

    Jesper has the overall strategic capacity and has several years of experience from working with, and developing, growth companies. He has a strong financial background, as well as the strategic mindset from McKinsey.

    Currently, Jesper holds the position as Partner at Dansk Kapitalanlæg, a Danish private equity company investing in and developing knowledge intensive Danish growth companies with a turnover of approximately DKK 100-500m (EUR 15-70m).Today, Dansk Kapitalanlæg has 6 companies in its portfolio and a capital commitment of DKK 1.1b from a strong group of owners that, among others, count Danske Bank, ATP. PFA, Nordea Liv & Pension, augustinus, Danica og LD.

    Jesper’s career started as an equity analyst with Bjørnskov & Co and later as management consultant at McKinsey. From 1997 to 2007, Jesper worked within the field of investment banking, holding the position as Associate at Enskilda Securities, Founder and Owner of Capitellum, and finally Managing Director at Straumur Investment Bank from 2005 to 2007.

    Jesper has an M.Sc. in Finance from Copenhagen Business School (CBS), and currently serves as a board member of Reason A/S.

  • Lars Dybkjær, Managing Partner in DKA Capital
  • Lars Dybkjær joined DKA Capital in August 2006. Previously he was employed as Venture Partner and Head of Danisco Venture at Danisco (2001-2006), Managing Director and co-founder of Pentamind A/S (2000-2001 – sold to Ad pepper in Germany 2001), employed at Enskilda Securities Corporate Finance in London and Copenhagen (1997-2000) and at Holtug Audon (1994-1997).

    Lars Dybkjær holds a MSc of Science in Economics from University of Copenhagen (1994) and a Masters in Economics from University of California, Santa Barbara (1992).

  • Preben Damgaard, Member of the Board in Secunia and Owner of Damgaard Company
  • Preben Damgaard

    Preben has more than twenty years of experience within the IT industry, having a solid track record of building channels and scaling a business. He has tried to undergo the transformation of making an entrepreneurial business into a corporate entity, understanding and working with a changing organization.

    Currently Preben works as an advisor and investor, helping IT entrepreneurs grow their businesses through his own company Damgaard Company. Prior to this he co-founded Damgaard Data, which was listed in 1999 and subsequently merged with Navision in 2000, and two years later was sold to Microsoft for more than DKK 10 billion. In 2011, Preben became an investor in Secunia by making a million dollar contribution.

    Today Preben sits on a number of Danish boards, holding the position as chairman in Heartmade A/S and Proactive A/S, and as board member in Axcess A/S, 7N A/S, A.O. Johansen A/S, Scalepoint A/S, and Excitor A/S.

  • Lars Neupart, Member of the Board in Secunia and Founder & CEO of Neupart
  • Lars Neupart

    Lars has extensive experience from the IT security industry, as well as from starting and developing businesses. He is recognized as a pioneer within the IT security industry, having co-founded Neupart & Munkedal/ Vigilante in the later 1990s, among others. Lars has more than 20 years of valuable experience.

    Currently, Lars holds the position as CEO of the company Neupart, which he also founded in 2002. Prior to this he co-founded and was the Chief Alliance Officer of Vigilante, and from 1993 to 1997 he worked as Director of System Test.

    Lars’ career started as a software developer at Ericsson and System Test Manager at Dataco, giving him a solid technical understanding.

    Lars holds a B.Sc. in Data Communication and Engineering from the Danish Technical University (DTU), and currently serves as a board member of ITEK and Neupart A/S.

Executive Board:
  • Peter Colsted, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Peter Colsted

    Peter joins Secunia from Microsoft where he has recently spent 4½ years leading the Incubation Organization in Europe, Middle East & Africa building and growing new businesses for Microsoft in the enterprise space. Peter joined Microsoft in 2000 as Director of the Enterprise & Partner Group in Denmark and has since held various leadership positions in the Danish subsidiary and in corporate headquarters in Redmond (WA), USA where he was responsible for sales strategies and execution for new businesses and emerging markets within Microsoft Business Solutions. Before joining Microsoft Peter held leadership and management positions in various International and Danish IT companies.

    Peter holds a M.Sc. (Forestry) and B.Sc. (Economics & IT).

  • Charlotte Bender, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Charlotte Bender

    As CFO at Secunia, Charlotte drives and manages the company’s day-to-day finance & accounting operations and structure. She is also responsible for forecasting and overseeing Secunia’s long-term financial strategy.

    Charlotte has gained extensive experience in the auditing and finance arenas throughout her career. Prior to joining Secunia, Charlotte was CFO at Quartz+Co (formerly Quartz Strategy Consultants A/S) and also Finance Manager at Microsoft Business Solutions (formerly Navision). She was also previously Head of Department for non-life insurance accounting at Danica and Auditor at KPMG Denmark.

    Charlotte’s educational background comprises an MSc in Business Administration & Auditing (Cand.merc.aud) from Copenhagen Business School and a BSc in Economics & Business Administration (HA) from Århus School of Business. She has also completed several industry leadership and management programmes.

  • Morten R. Stengaard, Chief Technical Officer (CTO)
  • As Chief Technical Officer, Morten is responsible for the Secunia Product Group: Research, Product Development, Product Management, Quality Assurance and IT Operations.

    Before becoming CTO, Morten was responsible for Secunia’s product management and QA function, defining Secunia’s product roadmap and ensuring that it is both commercially- and market-driven.

    Prior to joining Secunia, Morten worked as Product Manager for the security software company BullGuard Ltd and Business Development Manager for the investment company Kukula Capital. He also co-founded a market analysis consultancy firm.

    Morten holds a B.Sc. in International Business (IB) and an M.Sc. in Finance & Strategic Management (FSM), both from Copenhagen Business School (CBS).

DKA Capital:
DKA II is a Danish growth equity fund. DKA Capital manages DKA II. DKA II is owned by leading Nordic institutional investors Argentum, Nordea Liv & Penion and Danica Pension and the management of DKA Capital.

Quick Facts


Founded in 2002

Privately Held (ApS)

25 Nationalities

Financials

• Privately funded
• No bearing debt
• Organic growth

HQ: Copenhagen, Denmark

Customers/Users

• B2B: Enterprises, government agencies, and security vendors worldwide

• B2C: 7,566,936 private users

"Secunia’s solutions and research methodology have built a strong competitive advantage and key differentiator in the market, which has lead to the company’s positioning as one of the top contributors in vulnerability research."


- Richard Martinez, Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst




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