STORY BEHIND AKITA

Akita by HighIoT Ltd was founded in November 2016 as a response to the DYN attack (one of the biggest DNS Service Providers in the world). Akita is headquartered in Israel and is a market-leading software company, specializing in the “Smart Home Security as a Service” domain.


SOLUTION

Akita scans the homeowner’s network and immediately shuts IoT down if any threats are detected. When such threats are detected, the homeowner is instantly notified and our on-call privacy experts at TSP are available 24-7 to remotely preserve and restore the homeowner’s privacy when needed. Akita uses threat intelligence, behavioral analysis, and machine learning without ever slowing the connection.

 

TEAM


Igor Rabinovich

Igor Rabinovich

CEO & CoFounder

Eighteen years of experience in software development and R&D management. Served in the IDF technological intelligence unit. Has vast experience in large scale systems for operators and a strong background in C4I systems development.

 

Igor Ryabenkiy

Igor Ryabenkiy

Chairman and CoFounder

Igor is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor with over twenty years of successful executive and investment experience including Internet startups and IT companies. He has funded, developed, and exited a significant number of investment projects worldwide.

 

Raz Alon

Raz Alon

Cyber expert and CoFounder

Raz is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor with over twenty years of experience as a founder, CTO and CEO of a variety of companies. His vast experience has been focused on the information technology, IT/cyber security, enterprise software and online media industries with particular interest in the crypto, gaming, online media, ad-tech and IoT industries.

 

Eran Yarom

Eran Yarom

Advisor and CoFounder

Over twenty years of experience as a founder, CTO, and CEO of a variety of companies, developing cyber and physical video security solutions for telco's and service providers.

 

Eran Bida

Eran Bida

Cyber R&D Manager

Eran has extensive experience in software management. Eran held R&D management positions successfully leading software development of startups and leading products development for mature companies. Eran is an excellent software manager with hands on capabilities who leads development teams to successful deliveries. Eran is experienced in delivering large scale systems in the fields of video, intelligence and windows automation solutions. Eran is also experienced in delivering projects of client side applications such as windows applications, web and mobile applications. Eran holds B.Sc.in Mathematics and Computer Science and M.Sc. in Computer Science with honor both from Tel-Aviv University.

 

Viktor Ivanov

Viktor Ivanov

Outsourcing R&D Manager

Over ten years of experience as a full-stack developer.

 

 

Lior Mualem

Lior Mualem

Embedded expert

Technology enthusiast, Entrepreneur and Consultant.

 

 

Ivan Kachkivskyi

Ivan Kachkivskyi

Embedded developer

Ivan has more than 13 years of experience in software development. Embedded, system internals, networking and security expert. Ivan holds Master’s degree in computer science from Ukraine university

 

 

Alex Vasilenko

Alex Vasilenko

Xamarin iOS, Android

Experienced Xamarin developer.

 

Yaroslav Vishnevsky

Yaroslav Vishnevsky

BackEnd + FrontEnd

Experienced FrontEnd and BackEnd developer.

 

 

Valeriya Sandulyak

Valeriya Sandulyak

Project Manager 

Enthusiastic, creative leader, troubleshooter.
Valeriya has technical background - Master’s degree in Computer science. Has strong communicative and organizing skills, she is a passionate team leader.Valeriya provides technical leadership to software development teams and accompanies projects from the beginning till the end of the whole development process.

  

 

Vladislav Belousov

Vladislav Belousov

Head of Community Relations

Vladislav is an experienced specialist in International B2B, B2C project management, with 3+ years of successful experience in projects worldwide. Vlad studied B.Sc.in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radio-electronics.
Vlad is passionate about Internet of things and infosec, last years mainly focused on blockchain technologies adoption.

 

Stas Oskin

Stas Oskin

Advisor

Core developer of the Wings.ai DAO platform.
Extensive background and experience as a core developer, architecture designer and project manager. Specialties include cloud technologies, scalability, clustered storage, streaming video protocols and codecs, application design, modern programming languages, and team management

 

 

Guy Corem

Guy Corem

Advisor

Guy has a broad mix of professional experience that ranges from founding start-ups, through working in the corporate world for Intel and Voltaire, to consulting projects where clients covered the full spectrum of start-ups and established companies. Guy’s foremost expertise is in leading open source development teams in the areas of ASIC, drivers and firmware, all of which are essential to determining the success of Spondoolies-Tech. Guy studied Math and Physics at Tel Aviv University

 

Prof. Simon Litsyn

Prof. Simon Litsyn

Advisor

Received his Ph.D. from the Leningrad Electro-Technical Institute, Department Chair of Electrical Engineering – Systems at Tel Aviv University. His research interests include coding and information theory. He is also a serial entrepreneur, and cyber security technology specialist

 

Ken Baylor

Ken Baylor

Advisor

Dr. Ken Baylor is recognized as a leader in data protection, privacy, information security and regulatory compliance. His recent speaking engagements include RSA, Blackhat, ISACA-CACS and FS-ISAC. Ken is a business-focused CISO, and served in that role for multiple organizations. He is a certified information systems security professional (CISSP) and a certified information systems manager (CISM).In addition, Ken is a certified data protection officer (IAPP CIPP-E and CIPM) and a founding team member at ValhallaCoin, President of Vendor Security Alliance, Regional VP at Attivo Networks, Inc., Chief Information Security Officer at Wontok, and former Head of Compliance at Uber. His specialties include privacy (data protection officer) cybersecurity, data protection, big data, bank security, anti-fraud, anti-malware, information security, privacy, risk management, cryptocurrencies: Ethereum, bitcoin, business development, regulatory expertise, best practices, strategic alliances.

 

 

Itay Yanovskii

Itay Yanovskii

Advisor

Has been serving in the information and cyber security trenches for over 25 years. Practiced all types of security; as a hands-on Integrator, Consultant and Penetration Tester, IT Security Consulting Services Manager, VP Product Management, Security Course Designer and Senior Lecturer, and a Global CISO of a multinational enterprise

 

 

Ronen Meiri

Ronen Meiri

Advisor

With more than 10 years of experience in data mining, developing algorithms and models for marketing, behavioral targeting, mobile, fraud and more, Ronen is DMway data technology guru. He has vast experience in various data mining and predictive analytics business aspects. DMway’s breakthrough predictive analytics platform is Ronen’s brainchild.