Pune Based Startup’s Innovation Proves Capable Of Preventing Major Cyber Attacks

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Pune, 12 July 2021: The pandemic has not only resulted in disaster for the medical system and the economy of the country, but has also proven to become an opportunity for the online thefts and account break-ins. In order to tackle the major cyber-attacks like Phishing attacks and stolen credentials, a Pune based startup, ELEMENTIK Technologies Pvt. Ltd. led by a 24 years old Pune based techie, Nikhilesh Wani, has invented a device named as Byteseal that is capable of preventing the mentioned form of cyber-attacks, efficiently. The company has also launched a free of cost mobile application for use, which, too, help the users in managing password and credentials. The device is first of its kind in India and has been funded by the Government of India, Science and Technology department.

It is a secure authentication device under the brand Byteseal, which helps the subscribers manage their passwords in a more secure, simple and seamless way. The device carries world’s most secure capacitive finger print sensor, wireless connectivity to phone and PC via Bluetooth and has a long-lasting rechargeable battery.

While commenting about the device, Nikhilesh Wani, founder-director of the company, said, “The pandemic has shifted the entire world to online, due to which cyber security is the most concerned aspect of the era. It’s high-time we should avoid taking the data safety and security lightly, and for which the world must understand that setting up a very strong password is the key. One should keep changing the passwords frequently. But managing multiple strong passwords becomes a tough job and this is where the Personal Authentication Device comes into picture. The device along with the accompanying software helps users to manage their passwords securely and access them with their fingerprint whenever necessary. This adds a great convenience in the people’s lives by reducing their hassle of remembering passwords and at the same time increases the level of security for their online presence.”

According to a study, 2021 has witnessed a steep rise in the data breaches has been witnessed than ever before. The Phishing attacks have increased to almost 11 percent, which also sheds light on the password security breach, which is where our device is able to serve the motive of preventing such attacks, suggests Nikhilesh.

He further said, “We believe that technology can only sustain if it is protected and used for good means. We have always locked on to the thought of helping the technology block the wrong doings and minimize the cyber-attacks.”