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

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 to increase resilience to attacks of 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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Your Things

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 of 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

Giuseppe
Faranda Cordella
Founder & CEO

Got a master degree in Computer Science at Turin University and he is a senior executive with an experience of over 25 years in the design and development of automotive electronics, connected car services and vehicle cybersecurity. Throughout his career he has been working in different roles in leading automotive companies either as an OEM or as a Tier1 supplier. In recent years he served as head of research and development and VP of infotainment for a large OEM in Europe. In the last few years he was appointed head of Vehicle Cybersecurity for leading OEM in EMEA, managing the introduction of digital protection countermeasures in connected cars.

Rossella
Lertora
CTO

Got a master’s degree in electrical engineering at Polytechnic of Turin.
She is senior manager with more the 20 years of experience in automotive area 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 worked in different roles as Quality and Purchasing, collecting experience in manufacturing and supplier processes.
In the last year she covered the role as Global Manager for electrical/mechatronics components for an important global car maker, with focus on cyber integration in vehicle.

Cataldo
Basile
Cybersecurity Senior Advisor

Cataldo Basile is a senior researcher at 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.

Gianfranco
Burzio
Automotive Safety & Security Advisor

Large 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.

Felix
Gehlhaus
Account Executive bei ZAT Automobiltechnik GmbH
  • Several years of experience in Sales, Project Management and Business development in the automotive industry
  • Knowledge of automotive acquisition, program, series business with OEM and Tier1
  • Detailed knowledge of software and forging parts in the automotive industry
  • Experienced in working within interdisciplinary & international teams & plants

Investors

LIFTT

During the middle of 2021, LIFTT, an Italian capital venture company, invested in drivesec focusing on the remote testing platform Weseth

Partners

TÜV Italia

UNIMORE

ZAT Group

Synthesis3

Consulthink

Membership

eit Health

Cluster Trasporti

TOSCANA muove

Automotive Security Research Group

Our offices

Legal site
Headquarter
German site