Regulus Cyber Solves Cross-Industry Threat of GNSS

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Regulus Cyber has said it is solving the GNSS spoofing attacks threat affecting the automotive, aviation, maritime, and mobile industries with a unique technology applicable both as a fortified GNSS Receiver, capable of detecting spoofing attacks.

According to the company, this can be done also at the chip level, allowing mobile phones, cars and IoT devices to receive GNSS spoofing protection for the first time.

The company was able to miniaturize its technology into an industry leading form factor that provides customers more flexibility with integration.

As the race to develop autonomous vehicles increases so does the need for safety and security. Any vehicle guided by a GNSS system can be spoofed using open source software and a software defined radio (SDR) legally purchased from Amazon for under $300.

A spoofer can generate and transmit fake GNSS signals that can be used by the vehicle’s navigation system to calculate a false destination, directing the vehicle to an entirely different location, a potentially life-threatening hazard.

In addition, spoofing is a growing concern to any application or device that uses satellite positioning, navigation or time. While real attacks are expanding, anti-spoofing solutions remain a luxury that only high-end, defense markets can afford.

The Regulus Pyramid GNSS brings a real revolution to the resilient GNSS eco-system, allowing GNSS spoofing detection and mitigation at the PCB level and later on at the chip level.

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While current solutions are big, heavy and expensive, Pyramid GNSS offers industry standard size and price. For the first time ever, vast industries such as automotive, aviation, maritime, and mobile phones can defend themselves against this sophisticated emerging threat, at an affordable price and relevant size, power consumption and weight.

Regulus Pyramid GNSS Receiver is a fully functional GNSS receiver, fortified with the spoofing detection capability. The receiver contains patented technology that enables it to differentiate between real GNSS signals and fake ones generated by an attacker.

The Pyramid GNSS receiver is a direct replacement to any automotive GNSS receiver. The upcoming chip level technology is due to revolutionize the GNSS market by offering, not only spoofing detection but also spoofing mitigation to any GNSS-based device, including mobile phones.

“We designed our product to be a fraction of the size that is currently available on the market so that all types of companies – whether it is a car manufacturer or telecom provider relying on GNSS – can integrate it seamlessly,” says Yonatan Zur, CEO of Regulus Cyber. “GNSS spoofing will need to be a major security focus during 2019 since it leaves so many industries vulnerable to attacks.”

Regulus Cyber is the first company to develop an end-to-end sensor cybersecurity solution that provides security and mission reliability to the communication and sensor suite of autonomous cars, mobile phones, planes, ships, trucks, robots, and drones, ensuring safety and operational resilience.

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The firm was founded by a team of engineers and entrepreneurs that have extensive knowledge and experience in creating security solutions for the military, homeland security, and commercial projects and they bring that expertise to the relevant commercial markets.

The Pyramid™ suite of products was created to provide peace of mind, lower insurance rates and liability, and minimize equipment risk in an ever-evolving threat and interference environment. Founded in 2016, Regulus is based in Haifa, Israel and is backed by Sierra Ventures, Canaan Partners Israel, the Technion and F2 Capital.

 




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