Henning Horst leads comforte's global Research and Development team and serves as CTO.
Building upon the success of comforte's existing product portfolio, Henning drives strategic initiatives for new and innovative security solutions with a particular focus to data-centric security.
With his extensive technical background and security knowledge, Henning has been closely involved in the strategic product development activities since joining comforte in 2007.
In various positions at comforte, from Systems Analyst to Solutions Architect to SVP Security, Henning worked on many security projects with, and at clients around the world, gathering deep insights into the security needs especially in payments and mission critical environments.
Henning also was one of the editors of the ANSI X9.119-2 tokenization standard, which was released in August 2017. As comforte undertakes continuous investments in data centric security, Henning works together with leading algorithm researchers (https://eprint.iacr.org/2021/1171) in an effort to improve and innovate.