Category Archives: Israel

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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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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Disrupting Crowdfunding to Create the Next Big Consumer Products Company

“We are building the next big consumer product company and we are doing it online,” says MindBlower’s founder and CEO, Carmit Turgeman. The company launched 8 month ago at the London Design Festival as an incubator for consumer product ideas, … Continue reading

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430 AI Startups in Israel

The number of startups using AI technology has nearly tripled in size since 2014, and based on a three year average growth rate, 95 new AI startups are founded each year in Israel. Almost 300 startups were founded between 2014 … Continue reading

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