Frank Schneider Strengthens CONET's Service Portfolio for Operational IT Security as Principal Consultant Cyber Security

A specialized team of certified IT forensics professionals supports CONET customers in the areas of Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR)

Hennef, November 10th, 2022. With a growing team for digital forensics around the renowned IT security expert Frank Schneider as Principal Consultant Cyber Security, the IT consulting firm CONET will support its customers from the private sector and public administration even more comprehensively and specifically in the successful follow-up of IT security incidents. After all, when investigating cyber attacks, information technology compromises or a suspected data leak, detailed forensics are necessary. With the help of specific technology and certified experts, it is possible to extract information from the potentially affected IT systems, analyze it and secure and document it in a way that it can be used in court.

Dirk Lieder, Managing Director CONET Solutions GmbH

"Cyber attacks on the IT systems and data of organizations are becoming increasingly frequent and complex, so that a ­successful attack is today only a matter of time," Dirk Lieder, Managing Director of CONET Solutions GmbH, states regarding the current threat levels. "Digital forensics is used to determine what and how something happened, what damage was done and what measures need to be taken. We are very pleased to have Frank Schneider on board as a recognized expert in cyber threats and malware to strengthen our competencies in the area of operational cyber security."

Frank Schneider supports operational cyber security at CONET as Principal Consultant

CONET offers companies and ­organizations comprehensive support in dealing with current cyber threats­. "Especially Advan­ced Persistent Threats – APT for short – are becoming increasingly ­professionalized by foreign-state actors and high-tech, organized crime and ­harbor such immense damage potential that no organization can afford not to resolve these IT incidents," explains Frank Schneider in his role as Principal Consultant Cyber Security for CONET. The proven specialist for APT and malware emphasizes: "Threat Hunting and APT Attribution to identify and assign corresponding attacks to their originators are essential to identify the attackers' ­modus operandi, motivation and damage potential and to ­take appropriate countermeasures. I look forward to supporting the CONET teams in these operational IT security challenges with my now more than 25 years of experience in this field."

With certified IT forensics experts, CONET will offer even more comprehensive support in the areas of Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) in dealing with IT security incidents, cyber attacks and cyber crime. The range of services ­extends from preventive ­advice on BSI warnings and research ­on current and future risks to clarification in accordance with current GDPR requirements and the preparation of expert reports that can be used in court. The focus is on short-term initial incident consulting and IT forensic ­analyses of potentially damaging e-mail correspondence, conspicuous browser histories, compromised worksta­tions and externally controlled server architectures.

About CONET

"Success. Our passion.“ CONET has been a reliable and highly competent IT partner for SAP, Infrastructure, Communications, Software and Consulting with the focus on Cyber Security, Cloud, Mobility and Data Intelligence since 1987. According to the latest surveys, CONET ranks among the best medium-sized German IT consulting companies. Customers from industry and commerce, the public as well as defense and security sectors alike value CONET‘s commitment to quality and success. CONET currently employs more than 1,500 business and IT specialists at 17 locations throughout Germany, Austria and Croatia.

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