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Founders: Amir Levintal (CEO), Miki Shifman
Launched: 2017
Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Israel
Industries: Cybersecurity, transportation and logistics

Pictured above (from left to right): Miki Shifman, Amir Levintal

An illustration of Cylus' method for identifying railway cyberthreats

Cylus is a software-based solution designed to help mainline and urban railway companies avoid safety incidents and service disruptions caused by cyberattacks. The company is led by veterans of the Israel Defense Forces' Intelligence Corps and top executives from the railway industry.