Sascha Herzog (Founder & CEO)

has been working in IT security as a Red Teamer and Penetration Tester since 2003. He conducted Red Team assessments and penetration tests at numerous companies across Europe. Mr Herzog has managed many projects for well-known customers such as international financial institutions, DAX corporations, insurance companies, international media groups, government institutions, pharmaceutical and energy companies as well as a number of customers from the German SME sector. As an IT security expert, he regularly gives lectures, publishes articles and contributions in technical books, and imparts his knowledge in workshops and training courses at customers.

His technical focus areas include:

  • Tactical Information Retrieval – Reconnaissance and Open Source INTelligence (OSINT).
  • Malware attack simulations and bypassing security technologies (firewalls, endpoint protection etc.)
  • Red Team Assessments and Social Engineering Campaigns
  • Web Application and Browser Security
  • (I)IoT ((Industrial) Internet of Things) Security

Jürgen Pfister (COO)

has been on board at NSIDE since 2019. He holds a BBA in media and marketing. Most recently, he held the position of COO at BIT Technology Solutions, where he was responsible for numerous OEMs and tiers in the automotive industry as well as BIT’s subsidiary in Croatia. Before that, he was managing partner at the B2B marketing agency grassgreenmedia GmbH for 10 years. At NSIDE, he is responsible for marketing and sales as well as commercial matters and legal and compliance. He is also in charge of the internationalization of the company and the expansion of strategic locations and partnerships.

Sven Reinhardt (CTO)

joined NSIDE in 2022. He holds a degree in Computer Science with a focus on Business Informatics, Innovation and Technology Management from the University of Karlsruhe and has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry, including engineering, product management, business development and sales at various companies, including IT security vendors and software companies such as SolarWinds, Varonis and Microsoft. Prior to the SolarWinds acquisition, Sven was the CTO responsible for the vision and development of 8MAN (now SolarWinds ARM). At SolarWinds, he moved to the PM organization and expanded his responsibilities for all security products, including the Security in Observability strategic initiative. At NSIDE, Sven is responsible for technical leadership as well as products and services.