Y-Security was founded by Christian Becker and Sven Schlüter in 2021 in Essen, Germany.

Co-Founder / Advanced Attack Simulation Specialist

Christian Becker

My personal motivation behind Y-Security is to establish a team at the German and European market which is known for technical excellence and significantly contributes to developing new security concepts. The motivation to do this under the name of Y-Security is to provide independent services which are not bound to companies and their products.

Christian Becker (Essen, July 2021)

  • 9+ years of experience in Penetration Testing and Attack Simulation (Red Teams)
  • Building, performing and developing Attack Simulation exercises
  • Providing training for Red Teams and Penetration Tests
  • Delivering talks and workshops at international conferences


2020-2021 Accenture
Security Delivery Manager
2013-2020 Context Information Security
Senior Consultant
2012-2013 Freelancer
Security Consultant / Trainer
2012-2013 Ruhr-University Bochum
Teaching Assistant, Chair of Network and Data Security
Certifications
2021 OSEP Offensive Security Experienced Penetration Tester
2020 OSCE Offensive Security Certified Expert
2015-2018 CREST Certified Tester Web Application
2013-2016 CREST Registered Tester
Qualifications
Bachelor of Science – BS | Ingenieur | IT-Security
Co-Founder / Advanced Attack Simulation Specialist

Sven Schlüter

My idea and passion behind Y-Security is to create, lead and develop a company that solves todays most complex security challenges for our clients. That success is shown in our innovative service development which provides a holistic approach in the offensive security field. With that we have a lasting effect to our client base and their IT-Security.

Sven Schlüter (Essen, July 2021)

  • 15+ years of experience in Penetration Testing and Attack Simulation (Red Teams)
  • Building, performing and developing Attack Simulation exercises
  • Providing trainings for stakeholders on Red Teaming and Penetration Testing
  • Experience in managing and leading international security teams


2020-2021 Accenture
Advanced Attack and Readiness Operations Lead (DE, AT, CH, RU)
2009-2020 Context Information Security
Head of Assurance, Germany
2006-2009 The Bristol Group
Consultant / Trainer



Certifications
2010-2013 CREST Certified Tester Web Application



Qualifications
Fachinformatiker in der Systemintegration