1. Find Hardware That Is Suitable for You

You are free to choose which hardware you use as the Threat Defender is a software-only product.

Only a few minimum requirements must be met.

Which hardware components suit your company best? It depends entirely on your needs!
We have put together some example configurations for you.

2. Download Your ISO File

After you submitted the request form, we will send an email with the URL of the download page and further instructions.


Then, download the file.


3. Install Threat Defender on Your Hardware

You need an installable image to get the Threat Defender on your hardware. For instructions how to prepare your USB flash drive (2GB or more) using Linux and for installing the software, click here.


Please note: All data previously saved on the USB medium will be deleted!


4. Add Your License to the Threat Defender Menu

With your email "cognitix Threat Defender - Free Trial Installation“ we sent you a license code. Copy the license code and insert it as requested from the Threat Defender installation process.


In the end, the license information is displayed in the overview.

Now you are ready to start with adding network objects and defining rules. In case you’ll need help please send an email to support@cognitix.de.

Print Version


Get our newsletter

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

cognitix GmbH will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing. Please let us know all the ways you would like to hear from us:

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at noreply@cognitix.de. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use MailChimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to MailChimp for processing. Learn more about MailChimp's privacy practices here.