Trillium Secure Wins CES 2019 Innovation Award

Trillium’s Trusted Data Management Platform & Services

Recognized in the Cybersecurity and Personal Privacy Category

 

SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA– NOVEMBER 14, 2018 – Trillium Secure, Inc. (Trillium), the leader in secure data management, was named a CES 2019 Innovation Awards Honoree for its trusted mobility platform and services at the CES Unveiled New York event. By recognizing Trillium with this award, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) reaffirmed the mobility industry’s keen interest in Trillium’s connected vehicle safety and data privacy solution. The CES Innovation Award will be proudly displayed at Trillium’s CES Booth (#501) between January 8 – 11, 2019 in the Tech East section.

 

“The smart mobility movement and the V2X landscape needs a trusted partner to keep connected vehicles, and the data generated by them safe and private – Trillium is that partner,” said Dr. Sachio Semmoto Chairman of Trillium. “The CES award represents an outstanding step in the right direction for Trillium and the greater transportation industry”

 

The merits of Trillium’s secure platform as a service were evaluated by a panel of judges, including designers, engineers and members of the tech media based on design, functionality, consumer appeal, engineering and how its solutions compare with the competition. The award winners were announced during CES Unveiled New York, an invite-only tech event bringing together top media, exhibitors and industry leaders for a sneak peek of the products and trends expected at CES 2019.

 

“The CES Innovation Award is proof that Trillium is the defending champion of preserving safety and data privacy in connected vehicles,” said David Uze, CEO and founder of Trillium. “We’re continuing to develop paradigm shifting technologies for keeping vehicle data safe over its lifecycle, and I hope many CES attendees will get the pleasure of experiencing one of our product demonstrations in Las Vegas in January.”

 

About Trillium Secure, Inc.

Trillium Secure keeps connected and autonomous vehicles safe, and personal information private, through its trusted mobility platform and services. Trillium’s secure platform as a service enables a wide-range of use-cases for vehicle data analytics and taps into the immense value of connected vehicle data services. To solve problems quickly, offer high value, and establish a mutually beneficial platform for monetizing vehicle data, Trillium develops its security and data management solutions from R&D and operations centers in Sunnyvale, Ann Arbor, Belfast, San Diego and Tokyo. For more information visit www.trilliumsecure.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

 

Press Contact: Kevin Em

Email: Kevin.Em@TrilliumSecure.com

Trillium Opens Wireless Center of Excellence in San Diego

Proximity to IoT, Semiconductor, and Connected
Vehicle Companies Accelerates V2X Technology Innovation

SAN DIEGO, CA – NOVEMBER 8, 2018 – Trillium Secure, Inc. (Trillium), a leading provider of trusted data management services, opened the doors of its Wireless Center of Excellence in San Diego. Trillium will leverage the center’s close proximity to wireless, IoT, semiconductor, telematics, and connected vehicle R&D companies to raise awareness of its high integrity data solutions and services for the connected vehicle market.

“The establishment of our newest Trillium office in San Diego is a company milestone,” said Dr. Sachio Semmoto, Chairman of Trillium and serial entrepreneur who has led four startup IPOs. “Building relationships with innovative players like Qualcomm and research institutions such as San Diego State University and UC San Diego, will enhance Trillium’s capacity to deliver superior and safe customer experiences, unique economic value propositions, and transformational change.”

Trillium’s secure platform as a service provides a complete security and access solution for vehicle data from its origin, during its transit through the cloud, until the data is retired. Modern-day vehicles are dangerously vulnerable to cyber-attackers and data thieves, especially during the development phase of V2X applications. Therefore, the Wireless Center of Excellence will inform and partner with V2X specialists and establish Trillium as the de facto platform standard for trusted data and services in the mobility industry.

“Secured transmission of vehicle data is vital to enhancing safety, data privacy, and most importantly, the public’s trust in the transformational technologies driving the trusted mobility revolution forward,” said David Uze, CEO and founder of Trillium. “Our team members in San Diego are already partnering with OEMs to ensure Trillium is the undisputed leader in establishing a mutually beneficial platform for monetizing vehicle data.”

About Trillium Secure, Inc.
Trillium Secure keeps connected and autonomous vehicles safe, and personal information private, through its trusted mobility platform and services. Trillium’s secure platform as a service enables a wide-range of use-cases for vehicle data analytics and taps into the immense value of connected vehicle data services. To solve problems quickly, offer high value, and establish a mutually beneficial platform for monetizing vehicle data, Trillium develops its security and data management solutions from R&D and operations centers in Sunnyvale, Ann Arbor, Belfast, San Diego and Tokyo. For more information visit www.trilliumsecure.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

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Email: Kevin.Em@TrilliumSecure.com

Trillium Appoints U.S Military and Industry Veteran to Propel Sales

Defense and High-Tech Expert Joe Lawrence Heads Wireless Center of Excellence

SAN DIEGO, CA – OCTOBER 16, 2018 – Trillium Secure, Inc., the leader in trusted mobility platform services, announced the appointment of Joe Lawrence as Vice President of Sales for the Americas. From his base at Trillium’s Wireless Center of Excellence in San Diego, Mr. Lawrence will lead sales and increase Trillium’s market share in the secure data management industry within the Western Hemisphere.

“I am excited to welcome Joe to the Trillium team,” said David Uze, President and CEO of Trillium. “His extensive cross-industry experience and ability to close deals with Global 1000 companies lends itself to elevating our vision and its execution to the next level. His background in the wireless industry and the U.S military is a valuable asset to our team, and it gives us the ability to connect with commercial and government partners.”

Mr. Lawrence is a former U.S. Navy submarine captain and Professional Engineer, with degrees in engineering and finance. Among his notable achievements, Mr. Lawrence spearheaded the deployment of DIRECTV throughout Latin America and played a pivotal role in introducing Apple to Qualcomm, which led to the creation of the first iPhone.

“Trillium is firmly committed to playing a dominant role within the world of data protection and cybersecurity throughout the Western Hemisphere,” said Mr. Lawrence, “I’m excited to be a part of the Trillium team in San Diego. We look forward to working with our commercial and government clients to protect the data, privacy and safety of their connected fleets and autonomous vehicles on land, sea and in the air.”

To learn more about Trillium and its suite of solutions that protect vehicle controls and mission-critical data from a range of cyber-threats, please visit: https://trilliumsecure.com.

About Trillium Secure, Inc.
Trillium Secure keeps your connected and autonomous vehicles safe, and your personal information private, through a trusted data management platform as a subscription service. Trillium’s software products are used by automotive OEMs, aerospace and defense organizations, insurance companies and ride-share services. Trillium’s in-vehicle network protection, machine learning algorithms, secure over-the-air updates and security operations center serve a critical function in the widespread adoption of connected and autonomous vehicles. Trillium R&D and operations centers are in Sunnyvale, Ann Arbor, Ho Chi Minh City, San Diego and Tokyo. For more information visit https://trilliumsecure.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

Press Contact: Kevin Em
Email: Kevin.Em@TrilliumSecure.com

Trillium Unveils PassGO Hacking Challenge at UCLA

UCLA’s Engineering Society Gets First-Look at Trillium’s Online Car Hacking Simulation During Hack Across America Campaign

LOS ANGELES, CAOCTOBER 4, 2018 – Trillium Secure, Inc. (Trillium), the leader in vehicle cybersecurity and secure data services, unveiled its new PassGO Hacking Challenge on UCLA’s campus as part of the company’s Hack Across America campaign. The launch event was hosted by the university’s Engineering Society where students trained for participation in the PassGO Hacking Challenge, and gained insights about what it is like working at a tech startup, and why vehicular cybersecurity and personal data privacy is important.

It was a pleasure to host Trillium on campus and to give our members the first-look at PassGO,” said Yu Hong Hwang, President of the Engineering Society. “I’m confident that many engineering students will participate in the challenge, and we enjoyed the chance to interact with a cybersecurity startup’s management team about real-world technology development.”

UCLA’s Engineering Society was the perfect audience for introducing Trillium’s PassGO Hacking Challenge,” said Ross Hirschi, Director of Global Engineering. “We hope that many talented students use our online car hacking simulation to learn more about security vulnerabilities and become passionate about the field of cybersecurity.”

The PassGO Hacking Challenge invites cybersecurity enthusiasts and engineers to break through five levels of vehicular network message protection, which include increasingly advanced modules of Trillium’s SecureGOtechnology. Users are prompted to decrypt coded messages and reply with a correct answer in plain text to advance to the next level.

The launch event at UCLA was another stop along Trillium’s Hack Across America campaign, a series of educational and recruitment programs taking place across the U.S. which the company’s CEO David Uze personally embarked upon earlier this year.

About Trillium Secure, Inc.

Trillium Secure keeps your connected and autonomous vehicles safe, and your personal information private, through a cybersecurity platform as a subscription service. Trillium’s software products are used by automotive OEMs, aerospace and defense organizations, insurance companies and ride-share services to form a multi-layered defense against cyber-attacks. Trillium’s in-vehicle network protection, machine learning algorithms, secure over-the-air updates, and security operations center serve a critical function in the widespread adoption of connected and autonomous vehicles. Trillium R&D and operations centers are in Sunnyvale, Ann Arbor, San Diego, Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo. For more information visit https://trilliumsecure.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

About Engineering Society at UCLA

The Engineering Society at UCLA helps facilitate communication and events between the engineering student body and the UCLA School of Engineering. In particular, ESUC is responsible for hosting several major engineering school events, including Engineering Welcome Day and Engineers Week.

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Email: Kevin.Em@TrilliumSecure.com

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Trillium Partners with UEC for Military Vehicle Cybersecurity

Trillium’s Cybersecurity Suite Integrates with UEC’s Power Management Systems in U.S. Military Tanks and Heavy Vehicles

ANN ARBOR, MI – SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 – Trillium Secure, Inc. (Trillium), the leader in vehicle cybersecurity and secure data lifecycle management, is partnering with UEC Electronics (UEC) to explore the development of a multi-layered, rugged and adaptable cyber-defense for military vehicles.

“Trillium’s software platform is an excellent fit with our mission critical electronic hardware products,” said David Taylor, Director of Business Development at UEC Electronics.

Synergies between Trillium’s cybersecurity professionals and UEC’s electronic and power experts include the combined know-how to develop a modular lifecycle cybersecurity assurance platform.

“It’s an honor to have Trillium’s technology doing its part in protecting our troops on the modern battlefield,” said David Uze, CEO and Founder of Trillium. “Our partnership with UEC will facilitate the development of a wide range of solutions to defend military vehicles against cyber-attacks during their missions and throughout their lifecycle.”

 

About Trillium Secure, Inc.

Trillium Secure keeps your connected and autonomous vehicles safe and your private information confidential through a cybersecurity platform as a subscription service. Trillium’s software products are used by automotive OEMs, aerospace and defense organizations, insurance companies and ride-share services to form a multi-layered defense against cyber-attacks. Trillium’s in-vehicle network protection, machine learning algorithms, secure over-the-air updates, and security operations center serve a critical component to the widespread adoption of connected and autonomous vehicles. Trillium R&D and operations centers are in Sunnyvale, Ann Arbor, Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo. For more information visit www.TrilliumSecure.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

 

About UEC

UEC has specialized in the development and production of mission critical electronic hardware products for the Army, Navy and Marine Corps for over 20 years. UEC has developed military vehicle electronics from MRAP power distribution units (PDUs) to whole system Vehicle Electrical Architectures (VEA) for Marine Corps combat vehicles. Founded in 1995, UEC Electronics is a subsidiary of Arotech’s (Nasdaq ARTX) Power Systems Division. The Arotech Power Systems Division develops and provides sophisticated portable energy solutions designed to complex and demanding customer specifications. These solutions are used for diverse applications from vehicle power, clean energy power generation, power distribution and management, military field equipment to life-vest lights, satellite radios and unmanned vehicles. Arotech’s solutions are produced primarily for military, aerospace and industrial customers.

Trillium Press Contact: Kevin Em

Email: Kevin.Em@TrilliumSecure.com

 

UEC Press Contact: Hannah Baldwin

Email: HannahBaldwin@UEC-Electroncis.com

Trillium Partners with University of Michigan’s TechLab at Mcity For AI Research to Secure Connected Cars

Trillium’s Lead Data Scientists Mentor U-M Students

On Technology Development and Entrepreneurship  

ANN ARBOR, MI – SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 – Trillium Secure, Inc. (Trillium), the leader in vehicle cybersecurity and secure data lifecycle management, has partnered with the University of Michigan’s TechLab at Mcity program, managed by the Center for Entrepreneurship, to conduct research on how AI can bolster a vehicle’s defenses against cyber-attack. Trillium’ s Director of Global Engineering, Mr. Ross Hirschi, will collaborate with TechLab at Mcity, a Company-in-Residence program for advanced mobility companies in the connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) industry, by providing mentorship to a team of students from technical departments at the University of Michigan.

 

“We are thrilled to be working in partnership with TechLab at Mcity and to have access to the nation’s leading mobility research and test facility,” said David Uze, Founder and CEO of Trillium. “Collaboration with TechLab at Mcity will enhance Trillium’s mission to make connected and autonomous vehicles safe from cyber-attack.”

 

Ross Hirschi will spearhead the project to refine SecureIXS, Trillium’s intrusion detection and prevention system (IDPS). SecureIXS creates a protective firewall for each electronic control unit (ECU) by leveraging AI and machine learning to inspect behavioral level patterns and to detect anomalies in entire vehicle fleets. Another project goal is to mentor University of Michigan students on using IDPS’ deep learning capabilities to model normal data traffic, to prevent rogue messages from entering ECUs, and to validate Trillium’s AI solution at the incubator’s state-of-the-art facilities. SecureIXS is one component of Trillium’s multi-layered solution that prevents malicious cyber-attackers from tampering with vehicles’ mission-critical ECU.

 

“Partnering with Trillium gives TechLab students the unique opportunity to engage in entrepreneurship while applying classroom learning to practical technology development in the connected and autonomous mobility industry,” said Nick Moroz, Assistant Director of Entrepreneurial Practice at the Center for Entrepreneurship. “I’m confident that the results of this partnership will attract many driven, passionate, and talented students to the cybersecurity field.”

 

 

About Trillium Secure, Inc.

Trillium Secure keeps your connected and autonomous vehicles safe and your private information confidential through a cybersecurity platform as a subscription service. Trillium’s software products are used by automotive OEMs, aerospace and defense organizations, insurance companies and ride-share services to form a multi-layered defense against cyber-attacks. Trillium’s in-vehicle network protection, machine learning algorithms, secure over-the-air updates, and security operations center serve a critical component to the widespread adoption of connected and autonomous vehicles. Trillium R&D and operations centers are in Sunnyvale, Ann Arbor, Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo. For more information visit www.TrilliumSecure.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

 

About TechLab at Mcity

TechLab at Mcity is a Company-in-Residence program (company-sponsored technical projects housed at Mcity and the Ann Arbor campus) for early-stage advanced mobility companies in the connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) industry through the work of elite and technically-skilled students. The program pairs emerging transportation startups (Post-series A funding) with top-tier undergraduate students studying Engineering, Computer Science, and Data Analytics interested in tackling industry challenges defined by technical projects, with the goal of educating students through mentorship and immersive interaction with high-growth ventures. The program aims to develop a talent pipeline for the growing CAV industry, connecting students and company sponsors, leveraging the University of Michigan’s regional access to automotive and transportation industry legacies.

 

 

Press Contact: Kevin Em

Email: Kevin.Em@TrilliumSecure.com

 

Press Contact: Nick Moroz

Email: nmoroz@umich.edu

Trillium Secure Holds the Line Against DEF CON’s Hacker

Trillium’s Unclaimed Break-in Bounty Shows Strength of its In-Vehicle Defense

SUNNYVALE, CA, Aug 20, 2018 – (ACN Newswire) – No hacker claimed the bounty offered by Trillium Secure, Inc. (Trillium) at DEF CON 26, which proved the strength of its cybersecurity solution for vehicles and fleets.

“Participating in DEF CON every year is very important to us because the hacking conference is a proving ground for our technology,” said Dr. Sachio Semmoto, Chairman of Trillium. The bounty program was part of Trillium’s ‘DEF CON 26 Pass-GO Challenge,’ which tested the company’s multi-layered defense against cyber-attacks and called for more collaboration with the hacker community to improve Trillium’s in-vehicle network solution. This was the second year DEF CON’s elite hackers were unable to penetrate Trillium’s solution.

Trillium’s engineers also placed second in the Capture the Flag competition. This distinction will increase vehicle operators’ and fleet owners’ confidence in Trillium’s ability to find software bugs and protect data from motivated attackers.

“Our talented team demonstrated leadership in secure data lifecycle management by successfully defending against cyber-attacks,” said David Uze, Founder and CEO of Trillium. “We will continue collaborating with Car Hacking Village participants and the broader hacker community to raise awareness about vehicle cyber-attacks.”

DEF CON 26 is an annual hacking conference in Las Vegas that attracts over 20,000 attendees. The next Pass-GO Challenge will be announced on October 3, 2018 at https://trilliumsecure.com/media/#blog.

About Trillium Secure, Inc.

Trillium delivers comprehensive cybersecurity protection and secure data lifecycle management for vehicles and fleets through a subscription service. This protection uses a multi-layered approach to harden connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and fleets against cyber-attacks. Trillium delivers an authenticated operational and threat management data solution for fleet vehicles that preserves privacy, confidentiality, and anonymity of data while at rest and in motion. A wide range of verticals, including automotive manufacturers, aerospace and defense organizations, and insurance companies, can defend against cyber-vulnerabilities with Trillium’s solutions. Value-added service providers depend on secure, authentic data from Trillium for car sharing, digital forensics, preventive maintenance, telematics, usage-based insurance and other services. Trillium design centers and fleet security operation sites are located in Sunnyvale, Ann Arbor, Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo. Trillium will open a European design center in Q3 2018. For more information visit www.trilliumsecure.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

Press Contact: Kevin Em
Email: Kevin.Em@TrilliumSecure.com

Trillium Selected as Plug and Play’s Hottest Company

Trillium’s Rapid Growth Attributed to Close-Knit Partnership with the Innovation Platform

SUNNYVALE, CA, Aug 17, 2018 – Trillium Secure, Inc. (Trillium), a leader in secure data lifecycle management and cybersecurity, was selected as Plug and Play’s Hottest Company for the month of August.

“We highly value the full-range of support Plug and Play delivers for launching Trillium to its next level of success,” said Dr. Sachio Semmoto, Chairman of Trillium and serial entrepreneur who has led eight startup IPOs. To win this award, Trillium competed against hundreds of startups based in Plug and Play’s Sunnyvale office. The committee voted for the Hottest Company by considering growth, the leadership team, IP value and other factors.

“Trillium stood out from the companies we invested in because of its innovative approach to vehicular data lifecycle protection against cyber-attack,” said Saeed Amidi, CEO and Founder of Plug and Play. Because the latest car models increasingly resemble a computer on wheels, the value of a multi-layered approach to reducing your car’s cyber-vulnerabilities rises. Trillium’s global R&D centers develop comprehensive cybersecurity solutions for vehicle fleets.

“Plug and Play provides great access to portfolio and industry partners, which has been a major factor in fueling Trillium’s growth,” said David Uze, Founder and CEO of Trillium. “Being intimately involved in the larger ecosystem of investors, corporations, and startups is a big advantage as we pioneer the secure data lifecycle management industry.”

About Trillium Secure, Inc.
Trillium delivers comprehensive cybersecurity protection and secure data lifecycle management for vehicles and fleets through a subscription service. This protection uses a multi-layered approach to harden connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and fleets against cyber-attacks. Trillium delivers an authenticated operational and threat management data solution for fleet vehicles that preserves privacy, confidentiality, and anonymity of data while at rest and in motion. A wide range of verticals, including automotive manufacturers, aerospace and defense organizations, and insurance companies, can defend against cyber-vulnerabilities with Trillium’s solutions. Value-added service providers depend on secure, authentic data from Trillium for car sharing, digital forensics, preventive maintenance, telematics, usage-based insurance and other services. Trillium design centers and fleet security operation sites are located in Sunnyvale, Ann Arbor, Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo. Trillium will open a European design center in Q3 2018. For more information visit www.trilliumsecure.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

About Plug and Play
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we have built accelerator programs, corporate innovation services, and an in-house VC to facilitate technological advancement progress faster than ever before. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in over 20 locations globally giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. With over 10,000 startups and 220 official corporate partners, we have created the ultimate startup ecosystem in many industries. We are the world’s most active venture capital firm, with roughly 250 startup investments a year. To learn more, please visit https://www.plugandplay.com.

Press Contact: Kevin Em
Email: Kevin.Em@TrilliumSecure.com

Trillium Challenges World’s Top Hackers to “PassGO”

Invites hackers to attack cybersecurity platform during Black Hat 2018 / DEFCON26

Las Vegas-DEFCON, Aug 8, 2018 – (ACN Newswire) – Trillium Secure, Inc. (Trillium) the global leader in cybersecurity protection and secure data lifecycle management for vehicles and fleets, today puts out a challenge to the world’s top security researchers to hack Trillium SecureGO(TM) in-vehicle network cybersecurity defense.

SecureGO is one component of the company’s multi-layered Trillium Secure(TM) subscription service that defends against cyber-attacks and ensures the safety, privacy and integrity of vehicular data throughout its lifecycle. Trillium Secure includes SecureGO (in-vehicle defense), SecureIXS(TM) (firewall defense), SecureOTA(TM) (over-the-air defense) and SecureSKYE(TM) (cloud-based machine learning defense and remote management). Learn more at: https://trilliumsecure.com

“Our engineers and penetration testers attack SecureGO, SecureIXS, SecureOTA and SecureSKYE daily. It is time, once again, to challenge the world’s top hackers to penetrate SecureGO’s cyber-defense,” said David M. Uze, Trillium Secure founder and CEO. “The ‘DEFCON26 PassGO Challenge’ kicks off our quarterly challenge to hack SecureGO. For the latest ‘PassGO Challenge’ instructions, terms and conditions please visit: https://trilliumsecure.com/hackme/

If any security researcher successfully hacks all three layers of the ‘DEFCON26 PassGO Challenge’, Trillium is offering a one week, expenses paid trip to Tokyo. Second and third runners-up will receive cash bounties.

Next quarter’s Trillium PassGO Hacking Challenge will be announced on October 3, 2018 at https://trilliumsecure.com/media/#blog.

About Trillium Secure, Inc.
Trillium delivers comprehensive cybersecurity protection and secure data lifecycle management for vehicles and fleets. Its Trillium Secure subscription service utilizes multi-layered cybersecurity technology that hardens connected and autonomous vehicles and fleets against cyber-attacks. Trillium also offers an authenticated operational and threat management data solution for fleet vehicles that preserves privacy, confidentiality and anonymity of data while at rest and in motion. Trillium serves fleet operators, rideshare services, automotive manufacturers, aerospace and defense organizations, insurance companies, mobile carriers and telematics integrators with its proprietary multi-layered, patented & patent pending solutions and services. Value-added service providers trust secure, authentic data from Trillium for car sharing, digital forensics, preventive maintenance, telematics, usage-based insurance and other services. Trillium design centers and fleet security operation sites are located in Sunnyvale, Ann Arbor, Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo. Trillium will open a European design center in the third quarter of this year. For more information visit www.trilliumsecure.com and follow us on LinkedIn.

Press Contact: Howard Leyda
Email: Howard.Leyda@TrilliumSecure.com

Trillium、JAFCOが率いるシリーズA2ラウンドで1100万ドルを資金調達

Trilliumのサイバーセキュリティ技術による安全なデータ管理が投資家の関心を高める

カリフォルニア州、サニーベール 及び東京, 2018年07月04日 – (JCN Newswire) – サイバーセキュリティ技術の世界的リーダーであり、車両および車両の安全なデータ管理を行うTrillium社は株式会社ジャフコが率いるシリーズA2ラウンドで1100万ドルを資金調達したと発表しました。このラウンドにおけるその他の投資家はAirbus Ventures (仏), Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures(独), 東京センチュリー株式会社(日), 三菱UFJキャピタル株式会社(日), そして Plug and Play Ventures(米)です。
この最新のラウンドで、Trilliumの総資金調達額は1500万ドルになりました。Trilliumはこれらの資金を用いて、急速に成長するグローバル基盤を整えると共に、製品開発、セールス&マーケティング及び顧客サポートを推進していきます。総額約32億ドルを投資する日本最大級のベンチャーキャピタルであり、今回のリードインベスターでもある株式会社ジャフコ(本社:東京都港区)の取締役社長 豊貴伸一氏は 「Trillium社の革新的なビジネスモデルと、多重層アプローチによるサイバーセキュリティ・ソリューションは、競争が激化している自動車セキュリティ市場をリードする技術です。また、そのソリューションはコネクティッド・カー及び自動運転へ移行する流れを加速し、そのポテンシャルを最大限に引き出すキーカンパニーとなるでしょう」 とコメントしています。Trillium Secureサブスクリプション・サービスは、サイバー攻撃を防ぎ、特許取得済みのソフトウェア製品群(SecureGO、SecureIXS、SecureOTA、SecureSKYEなど)を通じてデータの安全性、プライバシー、および整合性をセキュアにしています。詳しくは www.trilliumsecure.com をご覧ください。

欧州の多国籍航空機メーカー、Airbus社の投資部門であるAirbus Venturesの日本及びアジア・パシフィック地区の代表、Lewis Pinault氏は「私たちは、他にはないアイデア、付加価値のあるソリューション、そして斬新的なビジネスモデルを持つベンチャーをサポートします。その上でTrillium社はこれらの要素を満たしており、戦略的投資を行うには最良のパートナーです。特に着目したのは輸送業界における重要なデータを保護するためのライフサイクル・ソリューションを開発した点です」とコメントしています。

またドイツ、Deutsche Bahn社のベンチャーキャピタル部門であるDeutsche Bahn Digital VenturesのディレクターBoris Kühn氏は「コネクティッド・カーを運行する際に重要となるのが、サイバーセキュリティの強力なパートナーとタッグを組む事です。Trillium社は市場でもトップクラスのプレーヤーであり、欧州におけるビジネス拡大を喜んでサポートします」とコメントしています。

輸送業界は世界的にコネクティッド・カー化が進んでおり、それに伴い車載制御・通信・AV機器がサイバー攻撃に対して脆弱になっています。車両機能のデジタル化は、サイバーセキュリティー市場の急速な成長機会をもたらしています。

Trillium社の社長兼CEOであるDavid Uzeは「アナリストによると、輸送業界のサイバーセキュリティ市場は2030年までに220億ドルを超えると予測しています。Trillium社はその市場の大きなシェアの獲得を目指します」とコメントしています。

最近制定された欧州連合(EU)の一般データ保護規制のようなプライバシー法や、カリフォルニア州の消費者データプライバシー法と同様、車両データ・ライフサイクル・サイバーセキュリティ保証は、我々が直面する最も重要な問題の1つです。

自動車リースとレンタカービジネスを傘下に持つ日本の金融・サービス業、東京センチュリー株式会社、 事業開発部門長 北川淑人氏は、「コネクテッドカーや自動運転技術の導入が広がる中、車両のサイバーセキュリティーは今後の最重要課題となるはずです。Trillium社は車両のサイバーセキュリティに高度な技術を持つ優れた投資先と考えています。Trillium社のビジネスを拡張させるため今後もサポートしていきます」 とコメントしています。

日本を代表する銀行・金融グループ、三菱UFJフィナンシャルグループの一員である三菱UFJキャピタル株式会社(本社:東京都中央区)代表取締役社長 半田宗樹氏は、「Trillium社のビジネスモデルは、独自の技術を使って自動車関連の情報を安全に保管、解析・分析し、顧客資産とそこから発生する大量の機密データを有機的に活用することをコアバリューとしており、保険・通信・フリートオーナーなどに対して多様な付加価値サービスを提供する会社です。」とコメントしています。

米国、シリコンバレーに本拠地を置くアクセラレータ投資企業の一つPlug and Play VenturesのパートナーであるIvan Zgomba氏は「未来の発展に向けたビジネスを創造している企業への投資を模索しています。その点でTrillium社は非常に短期間で車両サイバーセキュリティとデータ保護のリーダーとしての地位を確立しており、彼らと共に歩んでいくこの先の未来に興奮しています」とコメントしています。

Trillium Secure,Inc.について
Trillium社は、車両およびフリート車両の包括的なサイバーセキュリティ保護と、安全なデータ管理を提供します。Trillium Secureサブスクリプション・サービスは、コネクティッド・カー、自動運転車輌、配送などのフリート車輌をサイバー攻撃から守るために多重層のサイバーセキュリティ技術を用いています。また、駐車中や走行中においてもフリート車輌に対してプライバシー、機密性、データの匿名性を維持しながら、認証運用および危険を管理するデータ・ソリューションを提供します。Trillium社は、取得済み、または出願中の特許技術及びサービスを用いて、フリート運用会社、・ライドシェアサービス・、車輛メーカ・、航空宇宙業界・、防衛組織・、保険会社・、モバイルキャリア及びテレマティクスインテグレーターにセキュアなサービスを提供します。付加価値を提供するサービスプロバイダーはカーシェアリング・科学捜査、・故障予測、テレマティクス、UBI(Usage Based Insurance=利用ベース保険)などのデータ管理分野において信頼性をもってTrilliumのデータを使用するでしょう。
Trillium社のデザインセンター及びフリート・セキュリティ・オペレーションの拠点は、サニーベール、アナーバー、ホーチミン、東京に展開しており、年内中に欧州のデザインセンターも開設予定です。
詳細については、www.trilliumsecure.com をご覧ください。

代表取締役社長:ディビッド M. ユーゼ
東京所在地:東京都渋谷区恵比寿3丁目21番地2号
設立:2014年7月
E: Miki.Irie@trilliumsecure.com
U: https://trilliumsecure.com