Cydome Security is a disruptive cyber solution seamlessly safeguarding the maritime IoT ecosystem, including guidance, sensor,control, command, communication systems and linkage to coastal infrastructures;providing end-to-end protection from the kernel level using data and network isolation; rapid, reliable and automatic threat detection and protection.
Entrepreneur, was part of data protection startup acquired by IBM. Former IBM data protection and disaster recovery R&D lead for LATAM. IDF Officer (res.). B.Sc. in Computer Science and PhD candidate. Founder of a startup accelerator and mentor.
Former manager and founder at Menri Group. Former manager and founder at Spark accelerator, Former IP manger at SNE IP and Partner at SKR law. LLB & MBA.
CTO at Hitachi. Former CTO at Isracard. Former head of Cyber Warfare and infrastructure in the IDF, and served as the CTO of the Israeli Navy. Retired Lt. Colonel. Holds M.A. in statistics and an MBA.
Build and led the Gartner Innovation Center as a Managing Vice President after the company he founded Senexx was acquired by Gartner. Zeevi has completed his engineering degree at the Technion in IE&M, Economics, and Finance, finishing Summa Cum Laude - first in his class.
Former Managing Director at AT&T. Former Managing Director at Concert (JV of AT&T & BT). Exits in the telecommunications and BPO (Silica Networks & Apex America. Engineer, postgraduate in Telecommunications and an MBA.
Co-founded Neboola, and Latam Solar. Previously worked at Verint Systems.
Expert in big data and integration of complex systems. Engineer & Software Specialist.
Served in Mamram, IDF computing unit. Former developer at Amdocs and Ceragon Networks. Holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science.
CyberTech TLV 2018
Cydome participated at CyberTech TLV 2018. Cybertech is the most significant conference and exhibition of cyber technologies outside of the United States.Cybertech Conference & Exhibition will present commercial problem solving strategies and solutions for the global cyber threat that meet the diverse challenges for a wide range of sectors: finance transportation, utilities, defense, R&D, manufacturing, telecommunication, health and government. The conference will also provide the exhibition of different innovative technologies, which are key to fighting these threats. Cydome booth received a lot of attention as the only Maritime Cybersecurity startup in the event. Cydome also was invited to this exclusive event along with other C-level executives from leading maritime companies. For about 5 hours, the Maritime companies discussed their cybersecurity issues and possible solutions. A special emphasis was given to Cydome – as the only solution provider that came to hear and offered a solution. The IT vs. OT security was discussed and Cydome presented the solution that combines IT security with OT security – and the idea that Maritime is a special case of IoT – with special condition and needs.
Cydome participated at CyberWeek 2018. CyberWeek is a large annual international cybersecurity event, hosted each year at Tel Aviv University in Israel. This conference offers a thought-provoking exchange of knowledge, methods, and ideas. The event offers diversity of panels discussion covering a range of cyber-security issues.There were many conferences suggested at CyberWeek. One of them was “Speed of light” that discussed about the movement of transportation to cyberspace. This conference included “System of systems” panel. Nir Ayalon, Founder & CEO of Cydome Security was invited to participated in “Speed of light” panel as a apeaker. The main discussion during the panel was the fact that the age of Smart Mobility brings the world of transportation into cyberspace, disrupting economics, reinventing the technologies, and redefining the infrastructures we’ve utilized for over 100 years. These rapid changes are hurtling humanity forward at an increasingly accelerating rate, into a future where cybersecurity plays a key role in ensuring the reliability, availability and safety of travel. The panel members emphasized the increasingly cyber risks in transportation industry. A few scenarios for such threats were brought up, for example, cyber-attack on a container ship middle of the ocean, disable car’s brakes, change airplane path, etc.. A major part of the panel was centered about what is the industry awareness to those raising theaters and what should be done. The experts of the panel think that raising the awareness and spreading the message are crucial part of starting the change. The panels members agreed that until a dramatic event will occur manufacturers and operators will continue ignoring the threats as long as possible as they won’t see any financial benefits of addressing them.
One Million daily Cyberattacks – Royal Caribbean Cruise
Jason Liberty, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Executive Vice President: “It is happening. It’s probably happening to everybody in my opinion. I think we get over a million different attacks a day. Our cyber-security budget used to be probably half a million dollars a year, and it’s probably $75 million to $100 million dollars a year today. Whether it’s our plans for future ships, whether it’s our employee data, our customer data. It’s a relentless attack. And a lot of times you find those attacks are coming from typically three sources. It’s Russia. It’s Eastern Europe. And it’s China. And certainly you read recently some of the things that have come out of the SEC. There are companies being duped on a consistent basis where invoices or routing numbers are being modified and sent and look legitimate and they are being paid to rogue accounts. So if you’re running a business — obviously there’s a personal side of it — I would say be aware and be prepared. It’s happening. It’s getting much more sophisticated.”
Gartner: 2018 IoT Security Spending To Reach $1.5 Billion
Gartner predict that worldwide spending on IoT security will reach $1.5 billion in 2018. Comparing with 2017 IoT security spending will increase by 28% (from $1.2 billion). Gartner says by 2021, such concerns will push IoT security spending to over $3.1 billion. Worldwide IoT Security Spending Forecast (Millions of Dollars) 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Endpoint Security 240 302 373 459 541 631 Gateway Security 102 138 186 251 327 415 Professional Services 570 734 946 1,221 1,589 2,071 Total 912 1,174 1,506 1,931 2,457 3,118 Source: Gartner (March 2018) https://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/3869181
Cydome Security joins “Be Cyber Aware At Sea”
Cydome Security joins the Be Cyber At Sea initiative. The initiative is a global maritime and offshore industry initiative for increasing maritime threat awareness. Our company is dedicated to the Maritime Cybersecurity – and as such, we also believe that along with the right tools to detect, protect, response and mitigate – the human factor is critical. The Maritime personal should be well trained and understand the threats and how to minimize exposure. “A global maritime and offshore industry initiative to raise awareness of the increasing maritime cyber threats to international shipping, ports and offshore operations. More than 90% of world trade including the global transportation of energy is conducted by sea and our reliance on technology continues to increase, we are now very much immersed in the digital era. Ships and offshore platforms are becoming more sophisticated and in many cases crews are getting smaller. The cyber threat at sea poses significant security, safety and financial risks to shipping and offshore operations. Cyber security should be considered a board level priority issue in order to tackle this emerging threat at sea.”
Maritime company exposes military submarine details
ThyssenKrupp reveal a sensitive cyber attack on 2017. The target was a shipyard were the group will manufacture military ships and submarines for Israel. The leak exposes technical details about the submarines that were being built. Erel Margalit, CEO of JVP, said that the Lebanese part of ThyssenKrupp group could deliver confidential information to some Iranian groups. For more information click here.
Maersk will lose 300 million because cyberattack
The container transportation company Maersk was hit by NotPetya ransomware this July. The attack impacted Maersk Line, APM Terminals and Damco. Consequently, one of their subsidiaries remain offline business for two days. The CEO announced that the company could lose 300 million in revenues. However, they said that third party data was not compromised. Between the actions taken, they patched all the systems and implemented further protections over the networks. More info, click here.
Maritime companies are in danger by a bug
The consulting company IOActive publish a series of vulnerabilities found in AmosConnect 8 platform from Inmarsat. The software is used for monitor GPS and Technology systems on board, as well as providing messaging, email and web browsing services. One of the bugs was found in the login form, allowing the attacker to easily obtain the username and password from the product database. The other flaw allows the attacker to gain privileged access remotely. The latter could allow execute commands that can compromise personal and operational data, but could put in danger the navigation and general IT system. The systems are evolving and this example show how important is for maritime companies to start updating their systems and taking of the security. More info, click here.
Russian Hackers stole NSA spying code
The hackers stole National Security Agency procedures used to spy foreign networks and the methods adopted to protect the networks of U.S.. Besides, the group took the code associated to the previous tasks. The breach took place in the home computer of a NSA contractor. The hacker used a Kaspersky Lab antivirus to access the target system. There is no sufficient evidence to support the Russian company collaboration in the case. More Information click here.
Verizon / NICE Systems leak
A misconfigured cloud-based file repository exposed the names, addresses, account details, and PINs of as many as 6 million US customers of telecommunications carrier Verizon. The cloud server was owned and operated by telephonic software and data firm NICE Systems, a third-party vendor for Verizon. More information click here
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