Leader in railway cybersecurity recognized by the International Union of Railways for its pioneering technology protecting railways from cyber-attacks.
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Cylus, the global leader in rail cybersecurity, today announced it has received the 2019 UIC Digital Award in the Safety Category from UIC, the International Union of Railways, in recognition of the company’s dedication to protecting the railways from cyber threats. The award highlights innovative companies creating new opportunities for the rail industry and shaping the future of mobility.
“We are honored that the UIC has recognized our efforts to secure the rail industry,” said Miki Shifman, CTO and Co-Founder of Cylus. “Cybersecurity solutions designed specifically for rail are crucial for the future of transportation and we are proud that Cylus is leading the charge in the cyber-realm to ensure the safety of hundreds of millions of passengers and billions of dollars of goods transported by train every day. We look forward to continuing working with rail agencies across the globe to make sure the rails remain safe and secure.”
Cylus’ CylusOne™ is the first-to-market cybersecurity solution enabling the early detection of malicious activity in rail rolling stock and signaling systems, facilitating a timely and effective response before any harm can be done. The platform keeps trains secure by continuously monitoring what occurs in the rail network, alerting when systems are compromised and offering real-time, effective responses to threats.
“Our Digital Awards recognize companies whose innovations power forward the digital ecosystem in rail,” said Francis Bédel, UIC Chief Digital Officer. “Rail safety is a key tenet in our industry. Cylus, the winner in the safety category, has developed a new way of managing rail’s use of new technologies, introducing a most innovative level of both safety and security to rail’s digitized systems.”
This is the fourth year that the UIC Digital Awards have recognized companies in the services, safety and productivity categories. The awards commend the exchange of knowledge between railway companies and start-ups, with the aim of developing new perspectives on the rail sector and future mobility. Cylus, along with its fellow awardees, presented at the UIC Digital Conference in Paris on December 10, 2019.
Cylus, the global leader in rail cybersecurity, helps rail and metro companies avoid safety incidents and service disruptions caused by cyber-attacks. Cylus developed CylusOne™, the first-to-market solution designed to meet the unique cybersecurity needs of the rail industry. CylusOne detects cyber threats in signaling and control networks, trackside and onboard, facilitating a timely and effective response before any harm is done. Led by veterans from the Israel Defense Forces’ elite Technological Unit together with top executives from the railway industry, Cylus combines deep expertise in cybersecurity and rail.
For more information on Cylus, visit: www.cylus.com.