TEL AVIV, Israel, February 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Argus Cyber Security Ltd., the automotive cyber security pioneer, has been named the "Best Israeli IoT Startup" for 2016 by Geektime, Israel's leading technology news blog.
A panel of expert judges and tens of thousands of Geektime readers voted on the best startups, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists in Israel for 2016. Argus joins notable organizations such as Outbrain, Fiverr, Microsoft Ventures Accelerator, and Mobileye Founder Professor Amnon Shashua, as winners of this year's "Geek Awards."
With the connected car market growing rapidly and car-hacking becoming a major industry and public concern, the need for solutions is urgent. Argus helps car manufacturers, their Tier 1 suppliers and aftermarket connectivity providers protect connected cars from car-hacking. Argus' solution suite is based on tested, ready-to-embed technology that can be seamlessly integrated into any vehicle product line without changes to the vehicle's architecture. The innovative and robust technology can be applied to any connected vehicle, anywhere in the world.
The Argus team consists of a unique synthesis of the best cyber security minds with veteran leaders of the automotive industry. This allows Argus' solutions to combine innovative security methods with deep understanding of automotive best practices.
"We are honored to be named the top IoT startup by Geektime and the tech community here in Israel, the Startup Nation," said Ofer Ben-Noon, Co-Founder and CEO of Argus. "There are no shortage of amazing startups here, especially in IoT, and to be named the top startup in the field is a real honor. Argus aims to be the world leader in cyber security for the automotive industry, and this award is a real recognition of our position."
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Argus is a global automotive cyber security leader, helping car manufacturers, their Tier 1 suppliers and aftermarket connectivity providers protect connected cars and commercial vehicles from car-hacking. Founded in 2013 by cyber security experts, Argus solutions combine innovative security methods and proven computer networking know-how with deep understanding of automotive best practices. Argus' R&D is based in Tel-Aviv, Israel, with offices in Michigan, the Silicon Valley, Stuttgart and Tokyo. For further information visit http://www.argus-sec.com
SOURCE Argus Cyber Security Ltd.