Seasoned Professional Brings More Than 25 Years of Network and Security Experience to Lead Evolution and Positioning of NNT’s Compliance and Security Software 

London, United Kingdom, October 27, 2020 -- New Net Technologies (NNT), a leader in cybersecurity and compliance software, today announced the appointment of security expert Dirk Schrader as Global Vice President of Product Marketing and Business Development. Previously, Schrader led sales and marketing at NNT partner Greenbone Networks, where he pioneered research and product evolution by modelling the firm’s feature set around cyber-resilience. In his new role, Schrader will lead the evolution and positioning of NNT’s compliance and security software towards the cloud, along with other key product roadmap initiatives.

“Dirk possesses a significant amount of industry expertise and has a strong passion to help us further define the evolving market requirements to keep our products and services state-of-the-art for today’s ever-changing threat landscape,” said Mark Kerrison, CEO of NNT. “Providing leading-edge solutions to our customers is based on a solid technology and a deep understanding of business processes at the customer side. With Dirk’s appointment, we continue to intensify our global approach to address cyber risks, helping our global customers achieve compliance and support secure digitization efforts.” 

A native of Germany, Schrader brings more than 25 years of delivering IT expertise and product management at a global scale. His work in advancing cyber resilience as a sophisticated, new approach to tackle cyber-attacks faced by governments and organizations of all sizes is a keystone for NNT’s vision of handling change and vulnerability, the two main issues to address in information security. Schrader’s appointment highlights NNT’s continued dedication to pursuing a global approach in addressing cyber risks and helping to alleviate compliance concerns.

“NNT’s vision of addressing change and vulnerability as the key aspects of cyber resilience is something that has always impressed me about the company,” said Schrader. “I’m thrilled to join the team in support of their commitment to deliver and help customers advance and improve their cyber security posture. Resellers and customers appreciate the trusted, seasoned cyber security and compliance experts we have who are committed to support the DACH region and Europe for years to come.”

Schrader has worked on cyber security projects around the globe, including more than 4 years in Dubai. With technical and support roles at the beginning of his career, his career path includes sales, marketing and product management positions at large multinational corporations, as well as small startups. Schrader has published numerous articles in German and English about the need to address change and vulnerability to achieve cyber resilience, drawing on his experience and certifications as CISSP (ISC²) and CISM (ISACA).

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NNT is the leading provider of SecureOps™. SecureOps™ combines the essential, foundational security controls as prescribed by all leading security frameworks such as CIS and NIST with the operational discipline of change management. By ensuring you have the prescribed essential security controls in place combined with the ability to correlate changes within your environment with an approved ticket or set of intelligent rules, organizations are able to prevent and protect themselves against all forms of breach as well as gaining full control of changes for both security and operational peace of mind. For more information, visit

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