Shift5 Team

October 28, 2021

Shift5 Secures Contract with United States Special Operations Command and US Air Force to Support Mission Defense Teams and Enhance Weapon System Cyber Security ARLINGTON, VA, October 28, 2021 — Shift5, the OT cybersecurity company that defends military platforms and commercial transportation systems from cyberattack, today announced its contract with the United States Special Operations […]

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Josh Lospinoso

October 12, 2021

Announcing Shift5’s Series A Funding When Mike and I left the U.S. Army to start Shift5, we had a vision for protecting the world’s trillions of dollars in fleet assets from cyberattack. We left the military after helping to expose devastating vulnerabilities in military fleet assets, as founding members of U.S. Army Cyber Command who […]

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Shift5 Team

October 12, 2021

Amid high-impact cyberattacks targeting national infrastructure, 645 Ventures leads Series A investment to secure commercial and military transportation fleet systems  ARLINGTON, VA, October 12, 2021 — Shift5, an OT cybersecurity company that defends military platforms and commercial transportation systems from cyberattacks, raised $20 million in Series A funding to provide enhanced cybersecurity and operational intelligence […]

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Shift5 Team

September 30, 2021

Episode 29 of Planes, Trains, & Tanks! Episode 29: Trains may look like large analog devices, but they are teeming with computers. Communications, monitoring, positive train control, fuel management systems, data recorders, power, and engine control systems all heavily involve digital components. It’s not just locomotives that have become heavily digitized: passenger and freight cars also […]

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Shift5 Team

September 21, 2021

Episode 28 of Planes, Trains, & Tanks! Episode 28: Venture capital is America’s innovation engine. Where venture investors deploy capital has a huge impact on which transformational ideas turn into disruptive products. Ultimately some of these disruptive products turn out to have profound impacts on our lives. It’s no secret that digital technology has been at […]

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Shift5 Team

August 28, 2021

Episode 27 of Planes, Trains, & Tanks! Episode 27: Even though they may not look like it at first glance, aircraft are crammed full of computers. Communications, navigation, monitoring, flight control, fuel, collision avoidance, flight recorders, weather systems, and management systems are all rooted in digital components. Military aircraft have even more. Because aircraft run complicated […]

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Shift5 Team

August 13, 2021

Episode 26 of Planes, Trains, & Tanks! Episode 26: The United States established the Space Force in 2019 as the world’s first and only independent space force. Its mission is to protect US and allied interests in space. Space is an important domain for a wide range of applications, including communications, observation, scientific exploration, and recently […]

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Shift5 Team

August 4, 2021

Episode 25 of Planes, Trains, & Tanks! Episode 25: Field Engineering is the culmination of the delivery of our ideas to the marketplace in a way that realizes as close to immediate value to the customer as possible and provides a feedback loop to our product, engineering, marketing and sales organizations for improvement. It is the […]

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Shift5 Team

July 28, 2021

Josh Lospinoso Named in Top 25 Cybersecurity CEO’s The Software Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Cybersecurity CEOs of 2021. These accomplished executives lead some of the most sophisticated operations that protect businesses and individuals across the globe. Hundreds of exceptional CEOs were nominated in this year’s process representing cybersecurity companies ranging from startups […]

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Shift5 Team

July 16, 2021

Episode 24 of Planes, Trains, & Tanks! Episode 24: Cyberattacks against critical infrastructure can have detrimental impacts on everyday life. The past few months, we’ve seen example after example of cyberattacks causing gas and food shortages as well as transportation service disruptions. CISA, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, is a standalone US federal agency established […]

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