About VU

It provides fraud prevention and identity protection solutions. It is the only Company within the region aligned with the good practices of international authentication, as part of the Tech Accord, Endeavor, FIDO Alliance, the Open Authentication Alliance (OATH) and the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF).






Our Pillars

Clients

They validate our experience and endorse our security. Their results speak for us.

Channels

They represent the visible face of our solutions, as well as the key for their commercialization and technological integration.

Team

Accountable for the company’s growth, the brand’s prestige and the cybersecurity of all the citizens.

Alliances

They bestow the prestige and trust prompted by our solutions.







Vision



Develop, sell and implement security solutions that consider the accelerated changes of the market, the evolution of the state of the art and the application norms in order to act effectively in the prevention and protection against every threat.









Mission



To position ourselves as world leaders in fraud prevention and identity protection to guarantee the confidentiality and readiness of the information throughout the digital transformation process.







Vision


Mission



Develop, sell and implement security solutions that consider the accelerated changes of the market, the evolution of the state of the art and the application norms in order to act effectively in the prevention and protection against every threat.


To position ourselves as world leaders in fraud prevention and identity protection to guarantee the confidentiality and readiness of the information throughout the digital transformation process.











Memberships



Cibersecurity standards




Colllaborates whith Cisco to prevent cybersecurity thats. ​




A group of 80 companies that cooperate to improve the security of cyberspace.




OCF works to set standards for IoT ensuring secure interoperability for consumers, businesses and industries.




Group of companies & organizations that participate in the definition of a standard protocol for secure authentication.




Industry-wide collaboration to develop an open reference architecture to promote the adoption of strong authentication.




s the world´s leading researcher and publisher and a trusted source for cybersecurity facts, figures, and statistics.



Timeline

VU was founded by Sebastián Stranieri in 2007 in order to improve the life of citizens and make operations easier, simpler and more secure.





  1. 2007
    VU is founded.

  2. 2008
    VU gets its first client: Banco Credicoop.

  3. 2009
    VU launches App & Cloud Server, a revolution in users´ authentication.

  4. 2012
    VU introduces geolocation as an authentication method.

  5. 2013
    VU expands to Chile & Uruguay.

  6. 2015
    Forms alliance with Cisco.

  7. 2016
    Establishes alliance with Microsoft. VU expands to the Andes region.

  8. 2017
    VU VU receives Series A Investment Round.





Team

Sebastián Stranieri

Sebastián founded VU in 2007 to prevent online fraud and protect users’ identity, as well as help fight phishing, pharming and social engineering attacks. Less than a year later, Banco Credicoop chose VU to increase the security of their home banking system, and still does. Since then, Sebastián has received awards that validate his commitment with cybersecurity. These include the awards as Entrepreneur of the Year by the MIT Technology Review (2013), the Red Innova Challenge (2016), one of the 30 Forbes Argentina Promises (2017), Entrepreneur of the Year by the Chamber of Argentine Software Industry (CESSI) and Endeavor Entrepreneur (2018).





Néstor Serravalle

Néstor Serravalle is the Global Chief Sales Officer of VU. He is in charge of deepening the strategy and commercial management of VU to expand its participation within the global market of cybersecurity solutions for the business. He has a long career, with more than 30 years in the technology and information systems industry. He worked in top level companies such as Microsoft, Technisys, Tata Consultancy Services, SAP and Hewlett Packard, where he built solid teams and led projects with a big social and business impact.





Nicolás Stranieri

As CTO, he is responsible of the development of the technology strategy and the analysis of future technologies. He works to stay on the forefront of the cybersecurity market, to provide robust, easily integrable solutions that helps protect the citizens’ identity, safeguard the digital assets of companies and prevent fraud.





Diego Vázquez

He is the Technology Development Director. With a functional understanding of the necessities of the business, he develops solutions and selects the technology for them. He is skilled in cybersecurity, mechanics, electricity, even machine learning and behavior análisis.