Upstream Selected As 2023 “Automotive Cybersecurity Solution Of The Year” Award Winner By AutoTech Breakthrough

Annual Awards Program Recognizes Innovation in Automotive and Transportation Technologies Around the Globe

Ann Arbor, MI (October , 2023)Upstream Security, the leading provider of cloud-based cybersecurity and data management platform purpose-built for connected vehicles, today announced it has been named “Automotive Cybersecurity Solution of the Year” in the fourth annual AutoTech Breakthrough Awards conducted by AutoTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global automotive and transportation technology markets today.

The Upstream Platform is a cybersecurity and data management solution for connected vehicles. The platform leverages connected vehicle data to offer mobility-specific actionable insights. With Upstream, OEMs, Tier 1 and Tier-2 suppliers, and mobility service providers can secure their vehicles from threats.

Upstream’s cloud-based platform ingests connected vehicle data, normalizes and cleanses it, builds vehicle digital twins, and leverages AI-powered detection to identify relevant anomalies. This enables users to utilize purpose-built and customizable cybersecurity detection and response and advanced analytics applications for multiple use cases. These include cyber threat detection, layered investigations, flexible querying, reporting, automated workflows, predictive maintenance, insurance, business intelligence, data quality validation, and more. The platform is agentless, cloud agnostic, and does not require the installation of new software or hardware agents.

“The emerging connectivity and complexity in new vehicles comes with an exposure to risk and vulnerabilities, leading to a rising number of automotive cyber-related attacks,” said Yoav Levy, CEO and co-founder of Upstream. “Our focus is to provide a holistic view of the overall cybersecurity detection and response for mobility assets (vehicles, mobility apps, fleets, EV charging infrastructure, etc.) in order to stay one step ahead of today’s and tomorrow’s threats. Thank you to AutoTech Breakthrough for supporting our efforts in leading the way by leveraging connected-vehicle data to support the automotive industry and to ensure trust and safety by effectively detecting and mitigating cybersecurity risks and attacks.”

The mission of the annual AutoTech Breakthrough Awards program is to conduct the industry’s most comprehensive analysis and evaluation of automotive and transportation technology categories, including Connected Car, Electric Vehicles, Engine Tech, Automotive CyberSecurity, Sensor Technology, Traffic Tech and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 1,600 nominations from over 15 different countries throughout the world.

“Upstreams’ technology, with its cybersecurity and advanced analytics applications act as a V-XDR solution offering monitoring of the entire connected vehicle ecosystem. The use of digital twins, a digital live representation of the state of mobility assets, truly sets them apart, allowing for granular detection and including the context of the entire vehicle ecosystem,” said Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director of AutoTech Breakthrough Awards. “The broad and contextual understanding through telematics, ECUs, sensors and signals, API transactions, and mobility digital twins enables the detection of anomalies or compromise in order to offer relevant and actionable insights. Upstream’s platform comes with an industry leading technology stack, an exciting product roadmap, and a best-in-class pipeline of customers.”

About Upstream Security

Upstream provides a cloud-based data management platform purpose-built for connected vehicles, delivering unparalleled automotive cybersecurity detection and response (V-XDR) and data-driven applications. The Upstream Platform unlocks the value of vehicle data, empowering customers to build connected vehicle applications by transforming highly distributed vehicle data into centralized, structured, contextualized data lakes. Coupled with AutoThreat® Intelligence, the first automotive cybersecurity threat intelligence solution, Upstream provides industry-leading cyber threat protection and actionable insights, seamlessly integrated into the customer’s environment and vehicle security operations centers (vSOC). For more information, visit:

About AutoTech Breakthrough

Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the AutoTech Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in automotive technologies, services, companies and products. The AutoTech Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of AutoTech companies and solutions in categories including Connected Car, Electric Vehicles, Engine Tech, Automotive CyberSecurity, Sensor Technology, Traffic Tech, Vehicle Telematics and more. For more information visit

Tech Breakthrough LLC does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in our recognition programs, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with award designations. Tech Breakthrough LLC recognition consists of the opinions of the Tech Breakthrough LLC organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Tech Breakthrough LLC disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this recognition program, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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