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About Detectify

Background

Detectify was born from the simple idea that the internet was broken. The company was founded in 2013, and quickly became one of the most talked about startups in the field of web security. Since 2013, Detectify has received worldwide recognition for their security research , won several awards and nominations and attracted customers from a wide range of industries and company sizes.

The founders of Detectify are friends from school who shared a mutual curiosity of trying to understand how the internet was built. Years of programming led to a passion for web security and finding a way to integrate security into developers’ everyday workflow in an easy way. Today, the Detectify service is used by businesses worldwide and checks websites for more than 200 types of vulnerabilities, covering OWASP Top 10.

"Our vision is to create an easy and automated security service that makes the internet more secure."

Fredrik Almroth Nordberg, Co-Founder

Fredrik Almroth Nordberg is Co-Founder and Head of Engineering at Detectify. He has been elected Security Expert of the Future 2015 by Symantec and is featured on Google Security Hall of Fame among others.

The service

Detectify continuously monitors your website's security status and reports back with issues. The idea is to help developers deploy safer code and make companies work preventive with security, rather than reactive. Detectify monitors your security so that you can focus on web development and building awesome products.

Detectify is scalable, simple to use even for non-security professionals and easy to integrate. There’s no drawn-out implementation process, no sales engineers, no proof-of-concept phase. You can set it up yourself in just a few minutes. It is designed to be easy to use even for those with little or no previous knowledge of web security.

“Companies with web applications need to start integrating security into the development process to protect their customers, brand and business”

Rickard Carlsson, CEO

Rickard Carlsson is an entrepreneurial tech nerd and the CEO of Detectify. He holds a MSc in applied physics and electrical engineering, and has once hacked a thermostat.

The community

We are driven by the vision of a more secure web. Thus, we spend our time both developing the Detectify service and spreading information about web security through extensive security research , speaking at web conferences and hosting webinars about web security.

By constantly adding new vulnerabilities to the Detectify service we can assure that the security scanner is as up-to-date as possible. However, we are certain that improving the internet is best done with the power of the crowd. That is why we have invited some of the best security researchers and ethical hackers to our community. Their continuous submissions and feedback are extremely valuable to us and help us improve the quality of our findings.

Detectify encourages companies to establish Responsible Disclosure Programs, and of course we have one ourselves. Read more about it here.

“It has never been as easy as today to hack stuff and do good at the same time. Companies become more secure, researchers earn money – everybody wins.”

Frans Rosén, Knowledge Advisor

Frans Rosén is a tech entrepreneur, bug bounty hunter and a Knowledge Advisor at Detectify. He's a frequent blogger at Detectify Labs and a top ranked participant of bug bounty programs, receiving the highest bounty payout ever on HackerOne.

Our people

Detectify was founded by some of the world’s best security researchers and we aim to bring in people with the same set of passion and competence, whether they work in marketing, sales or tech. Our employees are from all over the world – and we all share a passion for making the internet a safer place and creating out of the ordinary customer experiences. We offer a creative work environment next to the water on the island Långholmen in central Stockholm, Sweden.

We are always looking for people to join our team. Do you think you have what it takes and would like to be one of us? Check out our career page!

“Building a diverse and creative workplace while guiding our team in the development of the best technical solution for our product is really inspiring.”

Johan Norrman, CIO

With 20 years of experience Johan Norrman has a solid knowledge of software development and how to establish freaking fantastic teams. He now works as the CIO and Head of Recruiting on Detectify.