Israeli startup Cervello raises $4.5 million in seed round to protect railways from cyberattacks

Cervello @ Cyber Week
June 27, 2019
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Stealth-mode Cervello has secured $4.5 million in funding for developing railway cybersecurity solutions and expanding into international markets. Investors include venture capital firms North First Ventures and Awz Ventures, along with the founder of Comsec Group, Nissim Bar-El.

Founded in 2017 and based in Herzliya, a town in the Tel Aviv area, Cervello develops a service that continuously monitors the operational networks of rail and metro system to detect threats.

“The Cervello Dashboard provides operators with full visibility of their railway signaling systems and critical assets and alerts on cyber incidents in the day to day operation. Cervello’s technology can either added to support existing rail equipment or installed during the manufacturing and design process,” CEO Roie Onn said in a statement.

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