Autonomos.AI is a licensed partner of Horizon3.ai, a cybersecurity firm composed of a team of experts with backgrounds in US Joint Operations Command, US National Security, and the cybersecurity industry. We provide continuous, autonomous penetration testing to enterprises, governments, and NGOs.


Autonomos.AI empowers organisations by continuously and autonomously assessing their network infrastructures, identifying and fixing potential attack vectors, and verifying that remediation has occurred before malicious actors can exploit them.


NodeZero is an AI and ML-driven, autonomous penetration testing solution that transforms the cybersecurity landscape.Using NodeZero, Autonomous.ai delivers the most advanced and continuous exploitable vulnerability detection solution available, ensuring a safe and seamless experience for users in their production environments without the need for persistent or credentialed agents.


Our ability to run continuous penetration testing allows us to provide results in hours, not days or weeks.We are a disruptive positive force and best positioned to safeguard our clients in this fast moving space of technology and data. We are amongst the best in the world at proactively finding and fixing vulnerabilities, ensuring our clients are safeguarded against malicious hackers.


Patrick Schoutens Profile


Patrick Schoutens CIO

Patrick is a seasoned entrepreneur with significant expertise in cybersecurity. Fueled by his passion for technology and disruptive innovation, he has consistently pushed boundaries and exceeded expectations in every company he has founded. His company, Autonomos.ai, provides continuous, autonomous penetration testing to enterprises, governments, and NGOs


Patrick dedicates his time to advanced offensive security systems, technology communication architecture and integration systems, leveraging his expertise to protect organizations from cyber threats. His commitment to excellence, coupled with his multifaceted expertise, positions him as a cybersecurity expert dedicated to defending the world against malicious hackers. 


With his in-depth knowledge and proactive approach, he plays a vital role in safeguarding organizations and individuals from cyber threats. Patrick’s relentless pursuit of cutting-edge solutions and his ability to stay ahead of emerging threats enable him to make a significant impact on the cybersecurity landscape. By providing robust defense mechanisms and implementing proactive strategies, he contributes to a safer digital environment for all.


In addition to his professional pursuits, Patrick is an ardent advocate for the ocean and marine life. As an avid surfer and scuba diver, he has achieved the level of Re-breather Technical Diver, Cave and Shipwreck Diver, and holds a Licensed Skipper certification. Patrick is also an accomplished marksman who has excelled at the national competition level. 


Advanced Expertise: Artificial Intelligence (AI) · Penetration Testing · Cyber Threat Hunting (CTH) · Cyber Defense · Cybersecurity · Kali Linux · Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) · SCADA · OSINT · ICS · System Integration