We help online businesses
stay secure

In our modern world, everything runs on an endless flow of data: cash flows, company data, and personal data, to name a few. Businesses are now more vulnerable than ever. Our talent focused on increasing cyber security resilience by securing your digital assets.

Why us

What makes us unique?


Technology is complex and requires curiosity and determination to reveal its mysteries. Our ethical hackers are creative: using automations where possible and testing hands-on when needed.

The best

You gain access to the best ethical hackers, using their exclusive skill sets for your benefit. With continuous skill training and lots of innovative testing, we strive to be the best hackers in the world.


Get clear insight and better understanding of your cybersecurity. Protect your digital assets better with prioritized and hands-on recommendations, and gain time to focus on running your business.


Our ethical hackers have a friendly face. While a lot of our work is done remotely, our hackers are happy to come for a visit to get to know you and share expertise.

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A fresher approach to cyber security

We are different: creative, exclusive and transparent.

We have 6 core values at the center of our company

Our culture defines us and distinguishes us from the competition. We believe in teamwork, but every individual in the team has agency over how she, he, or they perform. Staying the best in the business means constant innovation and always improving what we do. Our core values reflect our culture and clearly state what we expect of each other.  

  • Take re-sponsibility

  • Give direct feedback

  • Don't use excuses

  • Lead by example

  • Be committed (without pre-conditions)

  • Quality is non-negotiable

A little bit more about us

Martijn Baalman and Erik Rutkens founded Hacksclusive. Both have earned their spurs in the cyber security scene.

Martijn, a.k.a x1m, is a well-known bug bounty hacker. He found startling vulnerabilities in Microsoft and Google products. Martijn is one of the world's leading mobile app security researchers (iOS and Android). He has numerous publicly disclosed vulnerabilities to his name. Within Hacksclusive, Martijn is responsible for the development of the platform. Of course, he also keeps hacking and is available for talks. 

Erik is a cyber security veteran. He started his first cyber security company, Insite Security, in 2009. In 2016 Insite Security acquired ITsec and continued as Qbit Cyber Security. In 2018 Qbit was sold to Eurofins. He is also one of the founders and shareholders of Zerocopter. Erik is a part-time research practitioner at Noorderpoort (a regional education centre). He focuses on the security of smart devices (IoT) and their impact on various professions. Erik is responsible for the business development.