Former head of Federal Intelligence Service in Germany joins Israeli WHEN group

The company recently launched an information security system called OTOGRAPH, which is designed to monitor, analyze and prevent security threats through analysis of irregular human behavior and changes in the behavior of end devices

CTech 17:5415.07.21
World Health Energy Holdings (WHEN), a cybersecurity company with proprietary technologies developed to protect individuals and enterprises from cybersecurity threats, has announced the appointment of Dr. August Hanning, the former director of Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service (BND), and state secretary of the German Federal Interior Ministry, to its Advisory Board.


Dr. Hanning joins Israel's WHEN, as the company is expanding commercial availability of its security monitoring solutions for businesses, organizations, and families.


Dr. August Hanning. Photo: Courtesy Dr. August Hanning. Photo: Courtesy



“I am excited to join a company whose cutting-edge technology positions it as a leader in developing a new generation of cybersecurity technology," said Hanning. "With the constant rise in cyber-attacks and data breaches across the globe, cybersecurity plays a critical role in securing global enterprises and their infrastructure, as well as national governments."


Dr. August Hanning has over 50 years of experience in top intelligence and security leadership roles. Prior to being appointed as the state secretary of the Federal Interior Ministry in 2005, and president of the German Secret Service, the Bundesnachtrichtendienst (BND), in 1998, Dr. Hanning supervised the intelligence services of the Federal Chancellery, where he served as the director general from 1996.


“We are pleased to welcome Dr. August Hanning to WHEN Group’s Advisory Board,” said WHEN Group President Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Danny Yatom. ”As a fellow senior intelligence expert, I am ecstatic that Dr. Hanning accepted our invitation to join the board. His addition further expands our existing skills and experiences, and we are confident he will provide invaluable insight and expertise as we continue to develop our innovative and groundbreaking technology and global strategy."