Appdome has partnered with BehavioSec to deliver Appdome for BehavioSec, which enables mobile developers and mobility professionals to rapidly integrate advanced biometric and behavior based authentication solutions with current mobile apps without any code changes. BehavioSec’s behavioral biometrics solution works in real time, preventing fraudulent activity and attacks by verifying end users by their unique […]
MPIRICA Health Inc., a Bellevue, Washington-based healthcare quality transparency startup, has received $4.6 million in funding led by OurCrowd, a global equity crowdfunding platform, with participation from a private Seattle-based equity fund. The digital health startup was founded in 2014 to “demystify” healthcare quality for both consumers and payers. MPIRICA will use proceeds from this […]
Early stage Israeli fashion-tech company Invertex has completed its $2 million seed funding round led by Jerusalem-based equity crowdfunding venture capital firm OurCrowd. Permoda, an international retail and fashion group also participated in the round, together with prominent angel investors. Read more on Globes here.
Argus Cyber Security announced today that two of their solution suites, Argus Connectivity Protection and Argus In-Vehicle Network Protection with ECU Fingerprinting, were among the five shortlisted by TU-Automotive for the 2017 Best Auto Cybersecurity Product or Service Award category. This is the third straight year that Argus products have been selected as finalists by […]
One firm that OurCrowd has invested in is NSLComm, based near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport. The company has raised $3 million since its 2009 foundation, which it has used to perfect large expandable antennas that allow over ten times the bandwidth of traditional models. That means antennas can be stowed compactly during launches, which […]
One relatively new and effective solution to this issue is, of course, behavioral biometrics, BioCatch’s specialty. Broadly speaking, such technology assesses patterns in online user behavior, and sometimes even how users interact with their devices, in order to identity those that seem suspicious. BioCatch highlights the examples of “Application Fluency” and “Navigational Fluency”, with hackers […]
According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Argus Cyber Security is well known in the automotive industry, and last week it prompted a signal to disable the fuel pump, something the paper said typically would only happen after a car crashes. Argus didn’t reveal what car it was able to hack, saying most […]
O’Sullivan has been watching dockless bike sharing as closely as anyone. Like a growing number of VCs, he has a horse in this race: New York-based Social Bicycles, or SoBi, which says it was first in producing a dockless bike that features a trackable GPS system and an integrated lock that allows it to be […]
An Israeli cybersecurity firm is raising fresh concerns about hackers taking control of moving cars, remotely shutting down an engine with the help of a smartphone app, a Bluetooth connection and a type of $75 device commonly plugged into ports found under vehicle dashboards. Read more on The Wall Street Journal here.
Argus Cyber Security, the world’s largest independent automotive cyber security company, and Bosch, the global supplier of technology and services, announced today that security vulnerabilities were found by Argus researchers in the Bosch Drivelog Connector dongle and in its authentication process with the Drivelog Connect smartphone application which enabled the researchers to take control of […]