Shield-IoT and Datora Telecom Partner to Secure Millions of IoT Devices in Brazil

New IoT security service protects cellular connected devices from cyber criminals and nation-state threats, “With Shield-IoT, we are able to protect our customers’ IoT networks, data, and critical services,” said Datora CEO Tomas Fuchs.

Shield-IoT, a leading IoT cyber security software solution provider, and Datora Telecom, one of Brazil’s top MVNO connectivity providers, announced the launch of a new IoT security service. The new SaaS service will enable Datora and its enterprise customers to seamlessly monitor and secure any cellular-connected device across any application at any scale.

With over 50 billion IoT and IIoT devices expected to be connected by 2024, countless industries such as utilities, smart grids, transportation, and various smart city applications rely on their connected devices to support key services and fuel business growth. In Brazil, 79% of companies expect their IoT implementations to grow in size over the coming 12 months. Of those, 44% have active plans to implement 5G for IoT connectivity.

The increased adoption has led to an escalating threat leveraging connected devices. In the first half of 2021, there were 1.5 billion IoT global breaches, which security experts expect to increase as more IoT devices are connected.

“Hackers can easily attack vulnerable infrastructure and infiltrate into an organization’s network via devices exposed in the field, such as smart meters, EV charging stations, Point-of-Sales, and CCTV cameras. Once inside, they are able to steal data, send false data, stage ransomware attacks, manipulate device operations, and even take down critical infrastructure,” said Udi Solomon, CEO, and Co-Founder at Shield-IoT.

The new service analyzes device-to-cloud communication statistics to accurately detect the first signs of unknown cyber-attacks and operational events before any damage can take place.

Users get real-time unparalleled visibility and can take preventive measures, leveraging the solution’s actionable alerts, including event type, severity, recommended action, and more.

“Working with Shield-IoT enables Datora to protect our customers’ IoT networks, data, and critical services,” said Tomas Fuchs, CEO of Datora. “The agent-less SaaS solution requires no network changes or any installation on the device, enabling our customers to quickly subscribe to the service with almost zero effort and without impact on their existing operations.”

“As IoT networks continue to grow massively and as new threats emerge, customers require a solution that can easily adapt to meet these challenges,” added Solomon. “Our context-free AI solution is ‘future-proof’ by design, built to protect both today and tomorrow’s IoT networks against current and future threats.”

About Shield-IoT

Shield-IoT is an IoT cyber security software solution provider, enabling enterprises and solution providers to monitor and secure mass-scale B2B IoT/IIoT networks, reduce operational costs and generate new revenue streams. Based on over 15 years of academic research (MIT) and 80 academic papers, Shield-IoT patented technology delivers the world’s first coreset-AI anomaly detection solution to enable accurate analytics at mass scale.

About Datora

Datora Group is formed by Datora Telecom and Arqia (MVNO). Datora Telecom started operations in Brazil in 1993 and 3 years later was the first to supply VoIP in Latin America. Currently, it is present throughout Brazil, and has operation offices around the world, with more than 2,000 clients, between operators and companies traveling more than 30 billion minutes annually, and with more than 1 million IoT devices connected. In addition, it offers a complete portfolio of connectivity and IoT platform services/solutions. Arqia, the mobile technology unit of the Datora Group, was founded in 2011 to serve the IoT market, as well as being a facilitating platform for the entry of companies from any industry into the Virtual Mobile Operator market. The company, headquartered in Belo Horizonte (MG, Brazil), was the first Virtual Mobile Operator (MVNO) to operate in the country.