Cylus welcomes Mr. Yagi Makoto as Strategic Advisor to bolster Rail-tech cybersecurity

Cylus, a frontrunner in rail tech cybersecurity, proudly announces the appointment of Mr. Yagi Makoto as its newest Strategic Advisor. With a wealth of experience spanning over three decades in the rail sector, Makoto’s arrival promises to fortify Cylus’ mission of safeguarding the rail industry against evolving cyber threats.

More Details:

Yagi Makoto joins a prestigious board of advisors that includes former and current Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) of notable rail operators such as Amtrak, BNSF, CSX, and SMRT Corporation Ltd. Yagi Makoto will provide strategic guidance to Cylus as the company continues to innovate and develop the world’s leading rail-specific cybersecurity solution designed to protect the rail industry’s unique operational rail technology environments. His deep understanding of both the technological landscape and the operational intricacies of railways will be instrumental in shaping Cylus’ future direction and ensuring its solution meets the highest standards of effectiveness and reliability.

His Experience:

  • Yagi Makoto’s career spans various roles within the rail sector, including over three decades as the General Manager of Nippon Signal.
  • Having initiated CBTC system development in 1995 for Nippon Signal, Makoto’s contributions have significantly shaped the landscape of rail technology.
  • His deep industry knowledge, combined with an understanding of emerging threats and vulnerabilities, uniquely positions him to help Cylus anticipate and address the evolving cybersecurity needs of railways worldwide.

Expert Greetings:

Mr. Amir Levintal, CEO and Co-founder of Cylus said “We are thrilled to welcome Mr. Yagi Makoto to the Cylus team.” His extensive experience makes him an incredible addition to our advisory board. With Makoto’s guidance, we are confident that we will further strengthen our position as the leading cybersecurity solution for the global rail industry.

Makoto Stated:

Mr. Yagi Makoto said “I am honoured to join Cylus as an Advisor.” As the rail industry continues to face challenges in securing its digital infrastructure, I believe Cylus is uniquely positioned to address these challenges head-on. I look forward to working closely with the team to continue to drive innovation and deliver a solution that protects the future of rail transportation.

With Yagi Makoto’s appointment, Cylus reaffirms its commitment to providing a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity for the rail industry. With customers worldwide, including North America, Europe, India, Australia, and Israel, Cylus protects all operational rail technology environments, ensuring continuous rail operations and passenger safety.

Source: Cylus – Press Release

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