Welcome to CERT@VDE

CERT@VDE assists SMEs in the industrial automation sector with the handling of vulnerabilities and product security incidents, enabling cross-organizational collaboration.

Mission statement

  • Provides a neutral, trustworthy and secure platform for collaboration between vendors, preserving anonymity when requested.
  • Assists with the coordinated disclosure of vulnerabilities.
  • Enables exchange and discussion about methods and practices for product security.
  • Processes vulnerability information from multiple sources and provides it to the target constituency, i.e. vendors, integrators and users of Industrial control systems (ICS).
  • Organizes workshops for the industry.
  • Develops processes and best practices with its partners in the ICS industry.

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Cooperation partners


Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG Endress+Hauser AG

Pepperl+Fuchs Vertrieb Deutschland GmbHPHOENIX CONTACT GmbH & Co. KG

Weidmüller Interface GmbH & Co. KG

Are you interested in our services? Please feel free to contact us by phone or e-mail, or use our inquiry form.