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16 November 2021

Announcement: SECUDE International AG and Turnkey announce Strategic Technology Partnership

NOVEMBER 2021: TURNKEY is pleased to announce the recently formed competency partnership with SECUDE, an established global security solutions provider offering innovative data protection for users of SAP and CAD/PLM software.

This strategic partnership agreement enables Turnkey Consulting to provide its customers SECUDE’s advanced data security solutions and offers comprehensive threat protection providing full visibility and control. Under this agreement, Turnkey can distribute, resell, and market SECUDE’s data security products, HALOCORE® and HALOCAD® worldwide.

“In today’s global collaboration processes, companies must adopt effective protection of intellectual property and sensitive SAP data by controlling SAP exports and encrypting extracted documents with Digital Rights Management (DRM). Adopting Microsoft Information Protection (MIP) as the leading DRM platform, companies can reduce the significant administrative effort for managing users and permissions by automatically extending the SAP security shield beyond the application boundaries. As a unique MIP enhancement, SECUDE HALOCORE® supports Turnkey Consulting in further enhancing its comprehensive portfolio in the security and risk management area and overall improving data security concepts and strategies of its customers” – Holger Huegel, VP Technology, SECUDE.

Commenting on the partnership, Turnkey Consulting’s CEO Richard Hunt said, “The pandemic has made it harder for companies to maintain security and business continuity. A lot of clients are concerned about data loss prevention but don’t have the capability to secure data, once it leaves the SAP system. Business data could be extracted to Excel format and shared in many ways or be stored on personal devices – SECUDE HALOCORE® can help to secure that data, wherever it lands.
This partnership is a powerful combination as SECUDE’s deep data-centric expertise will complement our strategic focus on safeguarding critical business applications to ensure associated risks are minimized and controlled.”

“SECUDE’s collaborative approach is uniquely complementary to how Turnkey’s team works. Together, working as one team, we will unlock the full potential of data-centric security and provide the best-in-class security solution for our customers.”

HALOCORE® is a unique product that protects intellectual property and other sensitive information extracted from SAP systems. By integrating directly with SAP, it protects data with automated classification, blocks unauthorized reports, and helps generate fine-grained access policies. This innovative approach allows enterprises to maintain a high level of control and security over sensitive documents extracted from SAP throughout their lifetime.

HALOCAD® encrypts exported CAD files leveraging MIP. Using the solution’s automated classification engine, granular authorizations and user rights are assigned to the data file allowing the easy and secure exchange of the files between employees, partners, or suppliers. Subsequently, the product will also include a monitoring feature to audit all exports and downloads of CAD files, and a blocking feature that will prevent users from downloading or sharing the files without authorization, thus effectively preventing accidental or intentional data leaks.



SECUDE is an established global security solutions provider offering innovative IT data protection for users of SAP software.
Founded as a joint venture between SAP and Fraunhofer Institute in 1996, SECUDE maintained a close SAP technology partnership and became a reliable resource for security solutions for the SAP market with ‘Single Sign-on’ for SAP, which was acquired by SAP in 2011. With a focus on making business processes for data protection efficient and automated with little or no user interference, SECUDE’s goal is to provide ease of use while minimizing cost of rollout and operations.

Leveraging its 20-plus years of experience in SAP security and business process know-how in protecting enterprise IP and data, SECUDE launched HALOCORE® as a holistic approach to protect SAP data exports.

In 2019, SECUDE launched HALOCAD® to protect invaluable IP in the form of CAD files in SAP and non-SAP environments.
SECUDE’s solutions are trusted by many Fortune 500 and DAX-listed companies. With branches in Europe, North America and Asia, SECUDE supports customers with the implementation of IT security strategies through a global network. For more information, visit and follow our social media channels: LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.