Argus Cyber Security
Founders: Ofer Ben-Noon, Zohar Zisapel, Yaron Galula, Oron Lavi. Ben-Noon, Galula, and Lavi were all former captains in the Israel Defense Force’s Cyber Intelligence Unit 8200. Zisapel was once head of the Electronic Research Department of the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv. They have seven Israel Defense Prizes between them.
Product/Service: End-to-end cybersecurity for the automobile industry. Threat analysis, risk assessment, vulnerability analysis, code review, penetration testing, incident response, lifespan protection, and cyber threat intelligence for private and commercial vehicles.
Claims to Fame: Customers include many of the world’s largest car manufacturers, Tier 1 suppliers, aftermarket connectivity providers, and fleet managers. Argus partnered with auto supply chain manufacturer Magnus International to create secure on-board electronic systems for any connected car, with no need for changes to the vehicle’s architecture. Argus also integrated its IDS/IPS with Check Point’s “Car Capsule,” and the joint solution was selected by TU-Automotive as a finalist for the Best 2016 Automotive Cyber Security Product/Service Award.
The company has also been invited to be part of Startup Autobahn. Argus is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, with offices in many of the global automotive hubs including Detroit, Silicon Valley, Stuttgart, and Tokyo. Named best Israeli IoT Startup 2016 by Geektime, one of the 20 Most Promising Automotive Tech Solutions Providers 2016. Argus is listed at No. 186 on the Cybersecurity 500 by Cybersecurity Ventures.
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