Stuttgart 15.10.2020. Who will win the most important cybersecurity award for start-ups in Germany? The answer: asvin. During IT security congress it-sa 10 promising start-ups were nominated for the U20@it-sa Award. The winner is asvin. The Stuttgart based start-up was able to convince the top-class jury with its solution for securing IoT products over the entire software lifecycle.

The UP20@it-sa Award is presented annually by it-sa IT-Security Fair Nuermberg and the Digital Hub Cybersecurity. The award is looking for outstanding start-ups contributing to better cybersecurity. 10 nominated start-ups presented their solutions and company to it-sa audience and a jury. This year the presentations of the nominated companies were broadcasted on an online livestream. asvin outperformed by its presentation in the final of the 10 best Cybersecurity start-ups. The Stuttgart company received the UP20@it-sa-Award for “Best Cybersecurity Startup in Germany”.

“This award for the best cybersecurity start-up rewards this year hard work and is also a strong motivation for the coming months. Our cybersecurity solution for IoT solves urgent security problems in the industry. The protection of machines, sensors and plants with software patches and updates is increasingly essential for operators. The UP20@it-sa Award gives us a platform and visibility as a solution provider for IIoT cybersecurity,” says Mirko Ross, founder and managing director of asvin GmbH.

asvin’s solution and team again impress jury and audience

In 2020 this is the second award as best Cybersecurity Startup in Germany.

Recently, the Stuttgart company has also won the German Start-up Cup in the IT Security category.
asvin has developed a secure, reliable solution to fix vulnerabilities of IoT devices via updates and keeping them secure. The asvin software platform is based on decentralized infrastructure and technologies. IoT operators can easily distribute updates and patches for their devices and monitor the state of security.
By “Software as a Service” asvin is easy to use, reliable and cost-effective. With asvin update rollout can be managed, as well ad hoc emergency patches in case of a security or liability incidents. Smart contracts ensure that attacks on IoT devices by cybercriminals can be detected and cut off.