TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TowerSec, an automotive cyber security company, has named Asaf Atzmon vice president of business development.
In that role Atzmon, 42, has global responsibility for sales and customer development and will also contribute to the marketing and strategic planning operations.
"We are committed to hiring the very best talent to join the TowerSec team, said CEO Saar Dickman. "Our company is growing rapidly as more companies look to us to provide the right cyber security solution. Asaf is a bold thinker who brings the wealth of knowledge and depth of understanding needed to continue to expand our business globally and create value for our customers."
As the vehicle ecosystem becomes more and more connected there is a mounting sense of urgency in the auto industry to find the right cyber security solution to the potential for hacking,
"I am pleased to be working with the global leader in automotive cyber security," Atzmon said. "I have long believed cyber security solutions are the next frontier in automotive technology. TowerSec's ECUSHIELD and TCUSHIELD software detection and mitigation capabilities have been tested and integrated into projects with manufacturers and are now the only proven, ready-to-embed onboard cyber-security solutions."
Atzmon was previously director of business development for automotive security at Cisco Systems where he was responsible for business and commercial activity as well as product strategy for that company's security portfolio for the automotive industry.
Prior to Cisco, he was the co-founder and CTO of Serendip, a social music web service. He also has held various senior executive roles in consumer-web, telecommunication and digital TV companies, including positions in BigBand Network, Playcast Media Systems, NDS and Orca Interactive.
Atzmon holds a bachelor of science in computer science and a bachelor of arts in philosophy from Tel-Aviv University, where he graduated cum laude.
TowerSec, a global automotive cyber security supplier, delivers on-board cyber security technology to OEMs, suppliers and the aftermarket that will stop cyber threats now and in the future. Founded in 2012, TowerSec combines auto industry knowledge with Israeli cyber security to deliver its on-board solutions. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, TowerSec also has an office in Annapolis Junction, Maryland, and Berlin, Germany, and an R&D center in Tel-Aviv, Israel. TowerSec maintains a close relationship with its clients and partners. For more information please visit www.tower-sec.com.
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