We are ERNW – IT security specialists from Heidelberg

Since 2001, our focus has been on consulting
and testing in all areas of IT security

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Vision & Values

  • Independence

    ERNW is, in terms of technology, manufacturers and financing, an independent service provider. Projects, recommendation of measures or the highlighting of optimization potential is never influenced by contracts with certain manufacturers, bias against certain products or claims of external stakeholder.

  • Expertise

    The continued development of our ERNW team’s expertise is our highest value, and one that is fully supported by our company through continued education, research, and shared innovation.

  • Knowledge transfer

    We believe that shared knowledge empowers ourselves as a company, our customers, and the international IT security community in which we actively participate.


Our Mission

ERNW is an independent IT Security service provider based in Heidelberg, Germany.  Since its founding in 2001, our focus has been on consulting and testing in all areas of IT security, unallied from outside shareholders and a need to sell products. This independence and self-accountability drives us, as a company, to adhere to a higher standard of professional conduct and development.


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November 19, 2018

Pidgin, Word Documents, my Clipboard and I

Lately, I’ve experienced some weird Pidgin crashes when I was copy&pasting into chat windows. The strange part was: I didn’t even know what triggered the crash because I actually didn’t know what was in my clipboard at this exact point. This is a quick write-up of how I investigated the issue and some interesting properties […]

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