AUTOCRYPT Named “Automotive Cybersecurity Company of the Year” for Second Year in a Row in 2021 AutoTech Breakthrough Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2021 — Leading EV and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity provider AUTOCRYPT, announced today that for the second year running, it has been named “Automotive Cybersecurity Company of the Year” in the 2021 AutoTech Breakthrough Awards, making it the only company to have won this title to date. Run by the Tech Breakthrough group, AutoTech Breakthrough is a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products in the global automotive and transportation technology markets today.

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AUTOCRYPT is the only automotive cybersecurity provider in the world that offers a complete security package for the entire mobility ecosystem. From securing in-vehicle systems and V2X communications to EV charging and fleet management, AUTOCRYPT provides a custom-built end-to-end solution for each client looking to integrate cybersecurity with functional safety, eliminating the complexity of searching for different providers. With branches and subsidiaries in Asia, North America, and Europe, AUTOCRYPT works closely with its clients based on regional needs. 

“We are thrilled to be recognized by AutoTech Breakthrough for this award again this year. This back-to-back recognition is a strong indication that we have done things right, yet also encourages us to continue refining our products and solutions to exceed customer expectations,” said Daniel ES Kim, AUTOCRYPT’s Co-Founder and CEO. “With the industry’s most capable R&D professionals holding decades of experience in IT and vehicular cybersecurity prior to our spinoff, we truly understand the challenges of OEMs and infrastructure developers and aim to tackle them at the individual level.”

This year’s AutoTech Breakthrough Awards program attracted more than 1,400 nominations from over 15 different countries across the globe, with categories including Connected Car, Electric Vehicles, Engine Tech, Automotive Cybersecurity, Sensor Technology, Traffic Tech, and many more. 

“As Plug&Charge (PnC) rolls out for EVs, simply plugging the car into the charging station involves the exchange of payment, driver, and vehicle information, making cybersecurity essential. AUTOCRYPT’s dedication to cybersecurity has allowed it to not only overcome today’s challenges but to shape the future of mobility with all industry partners by breaking through technical and regulatory barriers,” said Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director of AutoTech Breakthrough Awards. “Congratulations to AUTOCRYPT, once again this year, for being our choice for ‘Automotive Cybersecurity Company of the Year.'”

Having opened its German office in Munich earlier this year, AUTOCRYPT is now working closely with European OEMs on in-vehicle and V2X security solutions. To find out more about AUTOCRYPT’s comprehensive mobility security solutions, contact global@autocrypt.io

AUTOCRYPT Shortlisted for 2021 Informa Tech Automotive Awards as “Automotive Cybersecurity Product of the Year” for V2X Security Solution

DETROIT, MICHIGAN, Oct. 6, 2021 — AUTOCRYPT Co., Ltd., an industry-leading automotive and mobility cybersecurity company, announced today that its V2X security solution—AutoCrypt V2X—has been shortlisted for the title of “Automotive Cybersecurity Product of the Year” at the 2021 Informa Tech Automotive Awards. Formerly known as the TU-Automotive Awards, these are the most prestigious and anticipated awards throughout the automotive industry, celebrating the best products and services across automotive technology.

AutoCrypt V2X is a complete cybersecurity solution for V2X (vehicle-to-everything) communication, the foundational technology for autonomous driving and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), supporting the regional standards of North America, the EU, as well as China and Asia-Pacific. Recognized as one of the top five global market leaders in the V2X security market by Markets and Markets, AUTOCRYPT’s V2X security solution boasts high performance and low computation load, capable of processing 2,500 verifications per core per second, twice the industry standard.

“Automotive Cybersecurity Product of the Year” is a title that will be given to one outstanding cybersecurity technology product or service with active users during the year of 2020. AUTOCRYPT’s nomination for the title reflects AutoCrypt V2X’s market success, demonstrated by outstanding product performance, experienced consultations, and profound expertise from being the sole V2X security provider for South Korean C-ITS projects.

“We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for this prestigious award,” said Daniel ES Kim, AUTOCRYPT’s Co-Founder and CEO. “Our industry-leading authentication and key management technologies have allowed us to build the most robust V2X security solution in the market. We look forward to paving the path towards autonomous driving by helping OEMs overcome the limitations of sensors and providing smart road infrastructure for governments and city planners.”

The final winners of the awards will be announced during the 2021 Automotive Tech Week held at Novi, Michigan between November 15 and 19, 2021. AUTOCRYPT will be exhibiting at the event, where the company’s Chief Strategy Officer, Jaeson Yoo, will give a track presentation on the topic “Breaking Through the Barrier: Secure Fleet Management for Inclusive Transport” at 11:45 am on Wednesday, November 17 (EST).

This is the third year in a row in which AUTOCRYPT has been recognized by the awards program. AUTOCRYPT previously won the “Best Auto Cybersecurity Product/Service” title in 2019, and later was selected as a finalist for “Automotive Tech Company of the Year” in 2020.

AUTOCRYPT highlighted in Forbes Asia Inaugural 100 to Watch List

Leading autonomous vehicle cybersecurity provider AUTOCRYPT announced that it was spotlighted in Forbes Asia’s inaugural 100 to Watch list. The newly announced list highlights notable companies and startups on the rise in the Asia-Pacific region. AUTOCRYPT was featured as the sole cybersecurity provider on the list.

As the number of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) on the road increase, it is becoming more apparent that cybersecurity will be the key to wider, safer adoption of this new technology. AUTOCRYPT’s solutions cover the entire connected car ecosystem by securing not only the vehicle itself, but charge points and networks, fleet management solutions, as well as V2X (vehicle-to-everything) communications. AUTOCRYPT’s security solutions currently cover over 5000 kilometers of smart roadways and highways, and its proprietary technology has provided secure communications for several major manufacturers’ vehicles and charging systems.

 “We are exceptionally pleased to see our inclusion into this inaugural list. We live in an era where autonomous vehicles are making headway in terms of technological development, and as such, security is now more necessary than ever. Legislation is beginning to follow, putting into effect cybersecurity regulations and standards for those in the automotive industry, and demand has skyrocketed,” noted AUTOCRYPT’s CEO and co-Founder, Daniel ES Kim. He continued, “We do our best to meet this demand, but we also take it upon ourselves to inspire and raise up leaders and experts in this industry. We hope that our presence on the Forbes 100 to Watch highlights the work being done to bring cybersecurity of not only vehicles, but of the entire mobility ecosystem to the forefront.”

AUTOCRYPT made headlines earlier this year by raising a total of US$15 million from major investors to expand its offerings globally. The company most recently launched offices in Germany and the United States, opening its doors to collaborative projects with North American and European vehicle OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers. By providing security solutions complying with the diverse range of standardizations for vehicles worldwide, AUTOCRYPT allows for convenience and ease when it comes to interoperability.