Category Archives: cybersecurity

Inviting Cyber Attacks on Your Smartphone

How secure is your smartphone? Do you know what you can do to help the hackers who increasingly see it as a desired and lucrative target? Yossi Oren’s research lab at Ben-Gurion University in Israel is dedicated to exploring vulnerabilities emerging … Continue reading

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The Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities of Self-Driving Cars

At Black Hat 2015, the talk of this annual gathering of cybersecurity experts was the remote hacking into and subsequent control of a Jeep Cherokee driving 70 mph on a public highway. Preparing for an autonomous future, the many ways by which … Continue reading

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How Israel Became a Cybersecurity Powerhouse

“Cyber is a great business. It’s growing geometrically because there is never a permanent solution, it’s a never-ending business,” said Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Prime Minister, at Tel-Aviv University’s 7th Annual Cybersecurity Conference. Thomas Bossert, Assistant to the U.S. President for Homeland Security … Continue reading

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Empow Delivers AI-based Cybersecurity

The cost of cybersecurity is proportional to the square of the number of products required for adequate defense. This Cyber Law (you read it here first) means that the proliferation of types of cyberattacks and attackers leads to the proliferation of innovative security … Continue reading

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Train for the Next Cyber Attack at CyberGym

The 2017 Check Point cybersecurity survey found that almost 65% of U.S. IT professionals did not feel confident in their organization’s overall security posture. Israeli startup CyberGym aims to bolster their confidence and enhance their defensive skills by providing training that immerses the participants … Continue reading

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Intel, Team8 and Illusive Networks Collaborate on Cybersecurity

Intel announced today it has joined the cybersecurity syndicate established by Team8, a unique Tel-Aviv-based startup-creation platform focused on developing new cybersecurity solutions. In addition, Intel announced it will work with one of Team8’s companies, Illusive Networks, to develop a … Continue reading

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