DETROIT, May 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TowerSec, an automotive cyber security company, has been chosen as a finalist in the 2015 TU Automotive Awards, which celebrate the best companies in the connected car industry. Those chosen as finalists highlight excellence, innovation and leadership in that industry.
"Robust cyber security is essential as the connected car becomes a reality," said Saar Dickman, CEO of Tower Sec. "TowerSec's TCUSHIELD stops vehicle cyber threats now and in the future. We are working with automakers and suppliers to make sure vehicles and the safety and security of passengers are not compromised. We are pleased our work is being recognized and that we were chosen as a finalist from more than 400 high caliber entries this year."
TowerSec spent years studying industry concerns. Today, TCUSHIELD is the only tested and proven software security solution available for immediate deployment. It can be used in existing and future vehicles, including fleets, with no hardware or communication redesign
TCUSHIELD Cyber Attack Prevention for Telematics, is an out-of-the-box, on-board embedded software, which protects vehicles from hackers and malicious intrusions. By monitoring communication in real time and blocking malicious communication, TCUSHIELD protects vehicles, fleets and service providers from being compromised via attacks on telematics units directly, communication channels and the vehicles' internal networks. TCUSHIELD enables double perimeter protection for internal and external communication channels.
TowerSec was founded by a team of highly trained Israeli cyber security experts and Detroit- based automotive experts with a vast knowledge of the global automotive industry and a focus on safety and security solutions.
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 Columbia, 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