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January 2020

Josh Lospinoso, Chief Research Officer of Shift5 Inc., presents to cyber capability developers from United States Army Cyber Command at Ft. Gordon, Georgia

Josh Lospinoso talks about how C++ can be a vital tool for infosec developers. In this talk, he presents a simple Stage 0 Implant written in modern C++ to tool developers from Army Cyber Command. Along the way, he illuminates many features of C++, the C++ Standard Library, and the Boost Libraries that are highly useful when developing cybersecurity tools.


October 2019

Josh Lospinoso, Chief Research Officer of Shift5 Inc. and author of C++ Crash Course, speaks to West Point cadets

Josh Lospinoso, Chief Research Officer of Shift5 Inc. and author of C++ Crash Course, speaks to West Point cadets and faculty from the Math and Computer Science departments about how learning C++ helped him in the decade since graduating.

September 2019

Shift5, intrusion detection for vehicles and embedded platforms

PetaCrunch: How would you describe Shift5 in a single tweet?

Michael Weigand: Shift5 provides a unified cyber security solution to protect serial data buses (like those powering planes, trains, and tanks) from devastating cyber attacks.

PC: How did it all start and why?

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Shift5 Raises $2.5 Million in Seed Round

Shift5, Inc. a cybersecurity company that builds hardware and software products to defend weapon systems, air platforms, and commercial transportation systems raised an additional $2.5 million in venture funding. Squadra Ventures led the round, with supporting capital from Lamphere Capital, Outland, Nue Capital, and Emerging Ventures.

Michael Weigand, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shift5 said, "We are proud to be funded by a diverse and mature investor community that adds deep defense and commercial experience."

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