• PwC Germany is investing in ONEKEY GmbH, headquartered in Düsseldorf.
  • The ONEKEY platform automatically identifies compliance and security gaps in smart products, such as IoT devices of all kinds.
  • Customers use ONEKEY to fulfill national and international compliance requirements.

Duesseldorf, December 18th, 2023 – PwC Holdings Germany GmbH, PwC Germany’s investment company for industrial growth capital, has acquired a minority stake in ONEKEY GmbH, headquartered in Düsseldorf, together with eCAPITAL to finance growth.

ONEKEY has received several awards in recent months, including international ones, and is the leading European product cybersecurity & compliance platform. It simplifies and accelerates the review and management of existing and future cybersecurity & compliance product requirements for manufacturers.

ONEKEY automatically checks and identifies critical security vulnerabilities in embedded software, especially in Internet-of-Things devices, and monitors and manages them throughout the entire product development cycle. To do this, it also breaks down binary codes using a patent-pending, proprietary technology, scans the broken-down software for vulnerabilities and prioritises the scan results. With the new, also patent-pending, Compliance Wizard TM, manufacturers can quickly and easily check current and future legal compliance requirements such as IEC62443, EU Cyber Resilience Act and many others, manage them online in dialogue and monitor them fully automatically. The integrated software supply chain analysis (SBOM) also identifies software components in minutes

The ONEKEY platform is available online worldwide. Leading international companies from the manufacturing, automotive, telecommunications and infrastructure sectors, among others, are already benefiting from the automated testing, management and monitoring of their smart products.

Jan Wendenburg, CEO of ONEKEY, explains: “We are very pleased that PwC Holdings Germany has recognised the potential of our team, our platform and the market and is honouring this with a direct investment in our company. We will use the additional funding to help manufacturers worldwide achieve product cybersecurity & compliance easier, faster and with less effort.”

Matthias Odrobina, Managing Director of PwC Holdings Germany GmbH, comments: “The investment in ONEKEY GmbH is the first investment in our portfolio in the area of IoT cybersecurity expertise. Resilience in this segment is becoming an increasingly important success factor in a world where cyber attacks are on the rise.”

Cybercrime is one of the most pressing challenges for numerous companies from almost all sectors, not least due to increasing regulatory requirements.

Please see here the PwC Germany press release. (German language)

 

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