Xertified continues to work hard to meet existing and future demands in the IT security industry and that means inventing where huge gaps are identified in the market. Together with AWA a 2nd patent application have been filed at the European Patent Office, EPO. This patent is the basis for designing, developing and delivering a unique end-user device that prevents malicious use or unwanted outside access to any computer, laptop or similar end-user equipment. While at the same time enabling each user to reach and utilize resources in the network that they are entitled to, all being a part of our groundbreaking XoT technology. With this invention Xertified now has a broad range of solutions to cover most aspects of IoI/IT security challenges related to access control and undeniable digital identities for man and machine.
Xertified joins Swedish Security & Defence Industry Association
Any futureproof cybersecurity solution has to be based on industry standards, interoperability and co-operation between competitors to draw upon the best the industry can deliver. Xertified has therefore joined the Swedish Security & Defence Industry Association (SOFF) in order to contribute to a safer society and world-class cyber security solutions for public organisations and private companies. “We look forward to share ideas, insights and information to underpin a growing Swedish cybersecurity industry that can deliver much needed solutions in a world with accelerating IT threats and challenges” says Martin Eriksson, CEO of Xertified.
Xertified joins RISE innovation node for cybersecurity
Xertified has joined the latest initiative from RISE that combines industry, public sector and research and science organizations in Sweden to create a powerful cybersecurity node to support innovation, growth and collaboration. Xertified also joins the reference group to actively work together with other entities and competence centers to further enhance the XoT solution and a successful cyber security industry in Sweden.
Jämtkraft takes the lead in digitalization of the power industry
Jämtkraft leads the digitalization of the energy production industry by securing the network, the equipment and the communication with the help of Xertified’s XoT solution that is centered around secure digital identities for man and machine. This means that only communication with verified accesses and good integrity can be established within the networks.
“Our business is critical to society, which entails securing the supply of electricity to hospitals, airport, banks, industries and society in general. As all our production becomes connected, we need to ensure that no breaches take place and that our production and energy distribution stays unaffected from external tampering” says Sandra de Brito, CIO at Jämtkraft.
“We are very proud of the trust shown in our solution by Jämtkraft and our close collaboration will result in significant knowledge and insights valuable for both parties with regards to cybersecurity for mission critical infrastructure. Together with us, they are in the forefront of digitalization and security by being the world’s first energy company to implement zero trust, dedicated access control and full encryption” says Martin Eriksson, CEO at Xertified.
Xertified closes financing of more than 10MSEK
Xertified has now closed the latest funding round of more than 10MSEK from investors such as Markus Küchler from SAAB, Martin Lundstedt from Volvo Group, Krolina Ventures and Almi. “With this funding we can accelerate our development and are already planning for the next hardware platform to follow the XoT-S1 that is now under final testing” says Martin Eriksson, CEO of Xertified. “First customers will be able to test and implement the XoT solution during Q4 this year and it has all been a very fast and exciting project so far, well beyond our expectations, and there is a lot more to come in the months ahead of us”.
First hardware ready for testing
The first product, the XoT-S1 security proxy device has now been produced in a pre-series in the factory in Sweden and is ready for initial testing. A key feature of Xertified and XoT technology™ is that all aspects, from design and development to actual production is done in Sweden, making it a truly Swedish security solution with unique possibilities.
Mattias Waldau joins as CTO
Mattias Waldau has joined Xertified as CTO and will take on the task of leading the development directly. Mattias has a background as co-founder and CTO of Tacton, a very successful company within AI solutions for configurations and pricing. Mattias brings a broad competence in development, agile projects, software and also security which will benefit the XoT development significantly, short and long-term.
Orange Cyberdefense to hack Xertified
A long term agreement has been signed with Orange Cyberdefense regarding supporting and challenging the development of the XoT solution. Orange Cyberdefense has been tasked with hacking, attacking and breaking the solution, finding unknown vectors and in general ensure that everything is extremely secure from an intrusion point of view. ”This will keep us on our toes and make sure that everyone on the project always prioritizes security in every aspect of the development of both hardware and software needed for the full XoT product to be launched later this year”, says Martin Eriksson, CEO of Xertified.
Cooperation and investment agreement with Xenit AB.
Xertified has closed a cooperation and investment agreement with Xenit AB, a leading Microsoft development and consultancy company based in Gothenburg. Xenit will together with Xertified develop a management system for the XoT solution that will deliver true Edge Security to more than 2 billion connected professional devices. Xertified and Xenit has identified common beliefs and goal around IoT security and will work closely together to bring unique solutions to the market and adapt these to existing IT systems and environments.
Xertified filing a patent for a new IoT security solution
Xertified has together with AWA patent filed a patent that will enable any type of connected professional device using IP and a standard connection to be fully secured on any type of network. The solution will be developed under the brand of XoT technology(tm) and entails a variety of hardware and software components to suit a broad range of customers globally. The patent itself is centered around the possibility to deliver high-end security for a previously unprotected devices using PKI on a 1:1 relationship, creating true Edge Security where focus is on securing the devices on the network, not the network itself.