Secura Joins Forces With Bureau Veritas

PRESS RELEASE - Amsterdam/Eindhoven, The Netherlands – January 20, 2021

Secura is proud to announce that Bureau Veritas has acquired a majority stake in Secura. Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification recently has acquired a majority stake in Secura B.V., a Dutch independent service company specializing in cybersecurity services. Secura will be a cornerstone in the cybersecurity strategy of Bureau Veritas.

CP Secura Linked In V1

Secura recognizes the growing importance of cybersecurity and has been providing test, training and certification services for many years to their loyal customer base. As a next step in growth and international expansion, the board and management of Secura are excited to announce their co-operation with Bureau Veritas.

Bureau Veritas is a publicly listed company (Euronext: BVI) specialized in testing, inspection and certification founded in 1828 with its headquarters in France. With over 78.000 employees, a presence in 140 countries and an annual turnover of 5.1 billion euro (2019), the co-operation enables Secura to access new regions and markets while offering essential knowledge and services to Bureau Veritas’ customers.

The choice for Bureau Veritas also further strengthens Secura’s reputation as an independent security services provider, fitting very well with Bureau Veritas’ compliance and conformity assessment services.

Kz CDA Hzs

“Cybersecurity risks are growing for companies and individuals alike,” says Didier Michaud-Daniel, Chief Executive Officer of Bureau Veritas. “Personal and professional data and system protection have become a crucial challenge surrounding security, safety, and even business sustainability. This strategic alliance supports Bureau Veritas’ fast-paced development in the conformity assessment of non-physical assets. As we anticipate an acceleration of the current momentum of the cybersecurity TIC market in the coming years, Secura’s expertise will further reinforce our global offering addressing key geographies and industries. On behalf of the Bureau Veritas Executive Committee, I want to warmly welcome the Secura team.”

Dirk Jan van den Heuvel
“Both Bureau Veritas and Secura see the big opportunity in cybersecurity in the coming decades, adds Dirk Jan van den Heuvel, Managing Director of Secura. “There is a clear need to bring security to a higher level in many places in society. Joining forces with Bureau Veritas will undoubtedly boost our expansion and accelerate Secura’s capability in providing security expertise. We are confident that this strategic move will enable us to develop even faster in the future, as we benefit from the large footprint of Bureau Veritas and the integrity reputation it has earned from the world's leading corporations.”

Secura provides security testing, audit, training and certification services covering people, organization, and technology (networks, systems, applications and data). The company holds an extensive range of top-notch accreditations and licenses to operate to offer security testing and certification services according to a number of standards (including ISO 27001, NIST CSF, OWASP ASVS, ISAE 3000/3402, UNECE regulations, ETSI EN 303 645, IEC 62443, Common Criteria).

Bureau veritas logo

About Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has more than 78,000 employees located in more than 1,500 offices and laboratories around the globe. Bureau Veritas helps its clients improve their performance by offering services and innovative solutions, in order to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index. Compartment A, ISIN code FR 0006174348, stock symbol: BVI. For more information, visit

Secura logo

About Secura

Secura is a Dutch, independent cybersecurity expert. Secura provides insights to protect valuable assets and data. We make cybersecurity tangible and measurable in the field of IT, OT and IoT. With security advice, testing, training and certification services, Secura approaches cybersecurity holistically and covers all aspects from people, policies, organizational processes to networks, systems, applications and data.

For more information, please visit:

Read more about our services in our corporate brochure:

Secura Corporate Brochure Thumbnail

Follow us
for the latest cybersecurity insights on:

Secura LinkedIn

Secura Twitter

Secura Facebook