drivesec is an innovative cybersecurity company founded in 2017 with the aim of developing security solutions for the IoT market.

The drivesec methodology is rooted in the identification of risks and vulnerabilities in connected environments, followed by offering solutions with a high security standard.

drivesec designs cyber solutions aimed at increasing resilience to attacks on IoT systems. Our focus is on developing methodologies and products for the testing and validation of the security requirements for connected systems.
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Our Purpose

To sustain the development of a secure, connected, and digital world, supporting our Customers to develop and assess secure IoT products.

In an increasingly connected world, the need for a safe environment is increasing as well.
drivesec aims to help create such an environment by supporting its Customers in the development of secure solutions for IoT and Automotive products.

Leadership Team

Faranda Cordella
Founder & CEO

Earned his master’s degree in Computer Science at Turin University and is a senior executive with over 25 years’ experience in the design and development of automotive electronics, connected car services, and vehicle cybersecurity. Throughout his career he has worked in different roles at leading automotive companies either as an OEM or as a Tier1 supplier. In recent years he has served as VP and Head of Research and Development of infotainment for a large European OEM. He was also appointed Head of Vehicle Cybersecurity for leading OEM in EMEA, managing the introduction of digital protection countermeasures in connected cars.


Got her master’s degree in electrical engineering at Polytechnic of Turin.
She is Senior Manager with more the 20 years of automotive industry experience in the design and development of automotive electronics, connectivity, telematics, and mechatronics components, with cybersecurity impacts for carmakers as Global Lead.
In her career she has worked in different roles such as Quality and Purchasing, collecting experience in manufacturing and supplier processes.
Over the past year she covered the role as Global Manager for electrical/mechatronics components for an important global car manufacturer, with a focus on vehicle cyber integration.

Cybersecurity Senior Advisor

Cataldo Basile is a senior researcher at the Politecnico di Torino and a member of the Torino Security Group of the Department of Automation and Computer Science, where he coordinates policy-based security management and software security research activities. He is responsible for the Student Team pwnthem0le specializing in offensive security, participates in international CTF competitions, and organizes the m0lecon conference.
His research has two main objectives: to automate the analysis and mitigation of computer network risks (corporate, industrial, automotive) and to model software threats and attacks to develop techniques for protection and attestation.

Automotive Safety & Security Advisor

Long-term experience in the automotive field, in innovation projects related to the development of advanced driver assistance systems, preventive safety functions, and autonomous driving. Deep knowledge of vehicle safety regulatory framework (UN-ECE) and NCAP test and assessment protocols.

Account Executive bei ZAT Automobiltechnik GmbH

Has several years of experience in Sales, Project Management and Business development in the automotive industry. Developed knowledge of automotive acquisition, program, and series business with OEM and Tier1 companies. He combines his detailed knowledge of software and forging parts in the automotive industry with his experience in working within interdisciplinary and international teams and plants.



She is a Senior Manager with consistent experience in Sales & Marketing for the automotive and high technologies sectors.
She entered Drivesec executive team as Chief Revenue Officer after having reached demonstrated record of success in planning and executing growth-based business strategies.
She measured herself in the construction of business units based on different models, sizes and markets, leveraging on the creation of value inside the company and relationships of trust with the customers.


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