HENNGE Invests in SecureNavi Inc., a Provider of Automated Management Tools for ISMS Certification and Privacy Mark2023.12.21


HENNGE K.K. (headquarters: Shibuya, Tokyo, Representative Director, Chief Executive Officer: Kazuhiro Ogura, "HENNGE") is pleased to announce its investment in SecureNavi Inc. (headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Tomohiro Izaki), the provider of SecureNavi, a cloud service that streamlines the process for acquisition and operation of Information Security Management System (ISMS) and Privacy Mark (P Mark) certifications.

In recent years, constant cyber-attacks targeting businesses have made companies increasingly value the cybersecurity measures of their business partners. In line with this trend, there have been rising requirements for ISMS certification, which ensures the high safety of information security systems, and P Mark, which indicates the proper handling of personal information. SecureNavi is an automated management tool for ISMS and P mark. It streamlines the time-consuming process of acquiring and operating the certificates by cloud computing to simplify and minimize the user's workload. Since its establishment in 2020, SecureNavi Inc. has served over 400 companies, especially startups.

HENNGE, the provider of HENNGE One, a cloud security service for enterprises, has invested in BtoB SaaS companies with high business synergy to grow together. HENNGE has decided to invest in SecureNavi Inc. as well, anticipating the business synergies based on the uniqueness of the service, the potential of the market, and the expected needs of HENNGE's customers for SecureNavi.

Through this investment, HENNGE will support SecureNavi Inc.'s sales, business, and technology by leveraging its expertise as an enterprise SaaS development and sales company to maximize the value provided to the customers of both companies.

Comments from Mr. Tomohiro Izaki, CEO of SecureNavi Inc.
SecureNavi provides cloud services that streamline the acquisition and operation of information security certifications such as ISMS certification and P Mark. We are confident that the investment from HENNGE, which has been providing cloud services in the same security domain as our company, will catalyze further business growth. We will continue to strive to deliver more value to our customers by effectively using HENNGE's expertise.

Comments from Shota Kawaminami, Executive Officer of HENNGE K.K.
We are delighted to invest in SecureNavi Inc., providing 'Digital Transformation for security governance and management.' We, ourselves, and many of our clients have obtained ISMS and P-Mark certifications, which require considerable resources to operate and manage. SecureNavi is the only SaaS solution for this area in Japan. Based on our know-how, we are excited to support SecureNavi Inc. in all management, sales, marketing, and development aspects.

■ About SecureNavi
SecureNavi is a cloud service that streamlines ISMS and P-Mark certification process to improve organizations' information security levels. It reduces the conventional manual operations using Excel and Word, enabling certification acquisition and operation with minimal workload and resources. The tool aims to improve productivity and establish an optimal and effective information security system for each company.

■ About SecureNavi Inc.
SecureNavi Inc. is the provider of SecureNavi, facilitating automation and optimization in companies.

Company name: SecureNavi Inc.
Address: 2F Niu Building, 2-1-17 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Tomohiro Izaki, CEO
Business: Development of software to support corporate information security measures

■ About HENNGE K.K.
Established in November 1996, HENNGE K.K. is a SaaS company, guided by the philosophy of "liberation of technology to change the world." It develops and sells unique services that bridge the gap between technology and reality. HENNGE provides "HENNGE One," a one-stop cloud security service enabling consolidated IDs and passwords management of multiple cloud services, "Customers Mail Cloud" which is a cloud email distribution service, and "SumaMachi", which is an interactive communication service between local government bodies and their residents. Since October 2019, HENNGE had been listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), Mothers, and then, a transition was made to the TSE Growth in April 2022.
The company name "HENNGE" originated from the Japanese character for transformation, 'HENNKA' and 'CHALLENGE', representing its commitment to keep challenging every change we encounter.

Company name: HENNGE K.K. (securities code: 4475)
Address: Daiwa Shibuya Square, 16-28 Nanpeidaicho, Shibuya City, Tokyo
Representative: Kazuhiro Ogura (Representative Director, Chief Executive Officer)

■ Contact information for inquiries regarding this press
Corporate Communication Division
TEL: 03-6415-3660
Person in charge: Yano

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