Irdeto Expands with New Connected Transport Office

October 10, 2018

Press Release

Irdeto Expands with New Connected Transport Office

Growth and momentum in Irdeto?s Connected Transport business drives an expanded presence in the Motor City.

Irdeto is opening a new office in Pontiac, Michigan for its Connected Transport segment. The new space will help further invest in people, innovation and partnerships by maintaining collaborations with OEMs, automotive suppliers and fleet operators, zeroing in on security challenges in connected and autonomous vehicles.

In the heart of the auto industry hub, Irdeto brings 50 years of innovative security technology and expertise to Detroit. Their growing team of automotive security specialists will also work alongside some of the automotive industry’s most innovative companies.  

In an effort to strengthen Irdeto’s cybersecurity portfolio, the company also made a significant move by partnering with SafeRide Technologies. Their specialty in machine learning and data optimization technology will help detect vehicle behavioral anomalies.

“Over the past year, we have seen the market mature to a point where OEMs, suppliers and fleet owners are now actively developing a robust security strategy,” Niels Haverkorn, General Manager, Connected Transport, Irdeto stated. “The key challenge is to identify a comprehensive security solution that is able to protect the vehicle itself and safely implement innovative business models. Opening our new office allows us to work even closer with Detroit’s innovative automotive sector to address this challenge.”

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