Startup company visit: ARGUS\Tamar Nitzan

Automotive + Aviation Cyber Security

Founded in 2013, Argus is now the global leader in automotive cyber security. The company provides comprehensive and proven solution suites to protect connected cars and commercial vehicles against cyber-attacks. With decades of experience in both cyber security and the automotive industry, Argus offers innovative security methods and proven computer networking know-how with a deep understanding of automotive best practices. Customers include car manufacturers, their Tier 1 suppliers, fleet operators and aftermarket connectivity providers.

Speaker: Mr. Reuven Eliyahu

Mr. Eliyahu is VP Projects at Argus. He is a cyber security expert with vast experience in project management, product management and software development.




“ Key Drives to focus on when starting a company: Impact (big problem), Competitive advantage, Technical Challenge, Financially Viable. “

Ms. Naama Shemesh, Business Operations Manager for Argus – also present.



Well-known attacks in information technology include:

-Trojan, Phishing, DNS, Botnets, Keylogger, POS attack, ransomware, Phone Hijacking, Cyberwarfare.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures3 (CVE) is a dictionary-type list of standardized names for vulnerabilities and other information related to security exposures. CVE aims to standardize the names for all publicly known vulnerabilities and security exposures.

In automotive: remote exploitation gets easier to do as vehicles become more advanced.



“Connectivity component”

“Not a question of if but when”

A single cyber-attack on a vehicle can cost up to 1.1B$ The total cost for the industry could reach 24B$ by 2023 Almost all brands have been affected.

Automotive Penetration Vectors: BT, Cellular Devices &Telematics, V2X, OBD II, Wi-Fi, Supply Chain, Infotainment (IVI)


The threats: Minor crimes, Financial, invasion of privacy, compromising driving.


Argus aims for the holistic solution:

Protect host + gateway + cloud system + framework updates.


Argus offers services and products

Services: penetration testing, security code review.

Products: Core ECU protection, in-vehicle Network protection, Connected ECU protection, Monitoring Analysis and response platform.

Argus services across the vehicle Lifecycle –