Who we are

CYBER 1 provides cyber security solutions to customers wanting to be resilient against new and existing threats. We offer professional and advisory services and in conjunction with our vendor network we will help you select a suite of best in class products that enhances your reputation and company value.


With offices across Europe, Middle East and Africa we are a multi-jurisdictional organisation who can help you achieve resilience.

CYBER 1 is able to assist organisations and partners with product solutions and services across physical and virtual landscapes, to counter developing cyber threats and attacks.

Through our vast knowledge and expertise obtained during the twenty years of operation within cyber security, we provide solutions to customers and partners who are seeking resolutions to their ever-evolving cyber security needs.

Our services include, penetration testing, application security audits, information systems security audits, data loss prevention, network security. We are able to support you with your governance risk and compliance requirements and are able to build and manage Secure Operations Centers and SIEMs for companies wanting continuous surveillance.

Our History

  • Dynamic Recovery Services (Pty) Ltd. Thereafter known as DRS (Pyt) incorporated in the Republic of South Africa.

  • Professional Technologies Ltd. of Nairobi, Kenya incorporated.

  • 10 Net ICT Solutions (Pty) Ltd. incorporated in the Republic of South Africa.

  • Cognosec GmbH incorporated as a wholly owned UC group Ltd company and headquartered in Vienna Austria.

  • Advanced Risk Migration UAE conceived.

  • 10 Net ICT solutions (Pty) Ltd. changes name to African Risk Mitigation (Pty) Ltd. Advanced Risk Mitigation JLT of the United Arab Emirates is incorporated following conception in 2012.

  • A group of companies in South Africa, Dubai & Kenya cooperate with Cognosec GmbH of Austria to provide cutting edge end-to-end cyber security solutions.

  • On 1st January, the entire share capital of DRS (Pty), ARM (Pty) Ltd., ARM JLT UAE & Professional Technologies Ltd. are acquired by Cognosec AB. Cognosec AB applies for listing on the Nasdaq First North Exchange.

  • Cognosec AB list on the Nasdaq First North Exchange.

    Intel Security awarded Cognosec AB Security Platinum Partner Status, the highest level attainable under the Inter Security Partner Program.

  • 7th Cyber related acquisition completed.

  • Level 1 ADR Program. Trading under the symbol OTC – Nasdaq International Designation: CYBNY

Our Presence

Our business is built around providing a complete cyber security offering for our customers. Depending on your requirements, we are able to offer resilient solutions at a subsidiary, regional and worldwide level.

Cognosec implements tools and utilises our in-house knowledge that simplifies the complexity of our clients’ compliance, audit, risk and security requirements, producing effective organisational and technological solutions that, tailored to their specific needs help them develop cyber resilience.

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DRS specialises in providing innovation and agility in information security, IT risk management and IT governance. We provide security services with a portfolio that satisfies customer needs, from the creation of security strategy to the daily operation of point security products. We partner with market-leading technology providers to ensure the best supply of infrastructure as well as executing professional services, ensuring that the selected products are effectively implemented and operate efficiently in the business environment.

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Professional Technologies Ltd, better known as ProTec, is the only company in Kenya that specialises in Network Security and Network Management Solutions. This includes AntiVirus, Firewalls, Content Filtering, Intrusion Prevention, and Application, Network and Security Management and Security Policy Consultancy.

ProTec is a leader in providing security solutions for computer based networked organisations. As a result organisations in Kenya and Eastern Africa seek assistance from ProTec, to ensure that their mission critical systems and information are secure.

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Advantio was established in 2009 combining professional services, technology, managed security services and multilingual support for providing a full spectrum of security solutions to global organisations.

Advantio has been recognised as Europe’s second largest QSA provider by VISA and its security team’s certifications include: PCI QSA, PA DSS, ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor, CISSP, CISA, CISM, OSSTMM and CSSLP.

Specialising in securing payment data transaction via leveraging the fundamentals of its value proposition, consultancy and the ZeroRisk software suite, Advantio has become the security partner of choice of many large corporate and enterprise globally covering a wide range of industries including but not limiting to banking, insurance, gambling, travel, retail, telco, oil&gas and public sector.

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Established in 1999, Credence Security, previously ARM, the regions speciality distribution company, specialises in IT security, Forensics and Incident Response. Working closely with leading IT security vendors including AccessData, Fidelis CyberSecurity, eSentire and Digital Guardian, Credence Security delivers Cyber and IT Security technologies and solutions that protect organisations against advanced persistent threats, malicious adversaries and internal malpractice. Credence Security is headquartered in Dubai, UAE and serves enterprises across the Middle East, Africa and India through a network of over seventy resellers throughout the territory.

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Itway provides a complete offering of Information Technology solutions that comprise the integration of application software, hardware, services, training and consultancy that help companies make all their corporate processes more efficient, competitive and safe.

Itway has a proven track record in planning, building and distributing ICT products and creating solutions through a broad and consolidated network of Business Technology Partners.

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