New York, NY – April 25, 2017 – The Edison Awards, celebrating 30 years of honoring the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services, announced today that HARMAN’s Cybersecurity Solution was voted a Bronze Winner for innovation at the April 20th event at The Capitale in New York City. Dvir Reznik, Sr. Marketing Manager for Automotive Cybersecurity at HARMAN joined hundreds of senior executives from some of the world’s most recognized companies to acknowledge the hard work and commitment of all of the 2017 Edison Award winners.
Being recognized with an Edison Award has become one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of innovation and business. The awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose inventions, new product development methods and innovative achievements literally changed the world, garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents, and made him a household name around the world.
“Our judges recognized HARMAN’s Cybersecurity Solution as a true innovator out of the many products in its category,” said Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards. HARMAN’s cybersecurity solution for connected and autonomous cars, is comprised of three elements: ECUSHIELD for in-vehicle intrusion detection and prevention; TCUSHIELD for security of telematics units and wireless communication; and an end-to-end framework for detection, mitigation, remediation and management of cybersecurity events leveraging integration capabilities into 3rd party Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) and Over-The-Air (OTA) software updates systems.
“I am honored to accept this recognition on behalf of HARMAN, acknowledging the brilliant work our research and development team has done in delivering the 1st enterprise-grade cybersecurity solution to car manufacturers worldwide”, commented Dvir Reznik, Sr. Marketing Manager for Automotive Cybersecurity at HARMAN.
The ballot of nominees for the Edison Awards™ was judged by a panel of more than 3,000 leading business executives including past award winners, academics and leaders in the fields of product development, design, engineering, science and medical.
One of the evening’s many highlights was the presentation of the prestigious Edison Achievement Award to Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots, X and Jeffrey R. Immelt, CEO, GE. The award honors innovation leaders and business executives who have made a significant and lasting contribution to innovation throughout their careers. The Edison Achievement Award serves as inspiration to future innovators and to the world at large.
In addition to the Awards Gala, the annual Edison Awards program encompassed a full-day “Meet the Innovators Forum” and the “Innovators’ Showcase,” which offered guests a hands-on experience with many of the winning products.
HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions, cybersecurity solutions and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.
About the Edison Awards™
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. The Awards have been recognizing and honoring the best in innovations and innovators since 1987. They honor game-changing innovations that are at the forefront of new product and service development, marketing and human-centered design, and are one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of successful innovation. For more information about the Edison Awards complete program and a list of past winners, visit www.edisonawards.com.
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