Cybersecurity in Manufacturing

Europe's sole independent specialist in anomaly detection and network security, Rhebo, began its operations as a team among the initial cohorts of SpinLab - The HHL Accelerator in Leipzig in 2014. The provider of network monitoring for industrial IT security and component availability is appreciated by industrial producers as well as energy suppliers.

Another important player in the field of cyber and network security is the Rohde & Schwarz subsidiary ipoque. Since 2020 the specialist service provider Deep Packaging Inspection (DPI) has been on the board of the “Cluster IT Mitteldeutschland“ (Central Germany IT Cluster).

In 2019 the decision was made to locate the Bundesagentur für Innovation in der Cybersicherheit (Federal Agency for Innovation in Cybersecurity) at Halle-Leipzig Airport. Its task is to protect military and civil computer systems against hacker attacks and to award research contracts in the field of cybersecurity.

Companies in Focus

Rhebo, Leipzig – Rehbo GmbH is the leading European provider of solutions for industrial security and business continuity, especially for industrial, energy and water companies. The company has set itself the task of protecting networked production facilities and critical infrastructures against cyberattacks, manipulation and technical faults. 

Ipoque, Leipzig – The Rohde & Schwarz subsidiary ipoque GmbH is a leading provider of network analysis software. In times of Big Data and artificial intelligence, the company delivers customer-specific solutions that structure and evaluate the enormous amounts of data. This ensures efficiency, maximum connectivity and security. 

Bundesagentur für Innovation in der Cybersicherheit (Federal Agency for Innovation in Cybersecurity), Halle-Leipzig airport - The decision to establish an agency for innovation in cyber security was made in 2018. Ambitious research projects with high innovation potential in the field of cybersecurity and related key technologies aimed at meeting the needs of the state in the area of internal and external security are to be promoted from this location. The first competition for ideas and the first award of research contracts began in 2020.