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LeddarTech acquires Israel's VayaVision to upgrade autonomous driving

The combined technologies of the two companies are expected to accelerate development of safe and affordable solutions that can be adapted to any sensor or vehicle configuration

By CYBERTECH
09/07/2020
XM Cyber secures $17 million in funding

The Israeli cyber security company is expanding its capabilities as a result of the growth in demand for its ability to simulate sophisticated cyberattacks.

By CYBERTECH
09/07/2020
Artificial intelligence
RUN:AI helps British research center use machine learning to fight COVID

Using the Israeli company's technology, the center can now conduct more experiments, utilize resources more efficiently, and speed up completion of data science models

By CYBERTECH
13/07/2020
Porsche Panamera 4S
Israel's Driivz to deploy electric vehicle charging in Europe

The Israeli company will supply Budapest-based MOL Group, a major player in the electric vehicle market, with an EV charging management platform as well as a self-service app for drivers.

By CYBERTECH
09/07/2020
Max Security partners with Sweden's Safeture to expand risk analysis

The combination of MAX's intelligence and Safeture's technology is seen as boosting capabilities to manage crises and protect employees in challenging environments

By CYBERTECH
08/07/2020
SHAFDAN WASTEWATER treatment plant.
Waterfall secures Israel's largest wastewater treatment plant

The company's solution is said to prevent any external cyberattack from reaching the protected water treatment system.

By CYBERTECH
08/07/2020
Taiwan to launch platform for tech ecosystem based on Israeli model

The platform was originally developed by Israel's Start-Up Nation Central to showcase the country's cutting-edge technologies and entrepreneurial spirit

By CYBERTECH
08/07/2020
Magal Security receives $2.5 million of contracts for seaport projects

The Israeli company won contracts in Europe and Africa following its strategic shift to engage customers in recurring business and diversify revenue streams, Magal's CEO says

By CYBERTECH
07/07/2020
BGU researchers determine how to pinpoint malicious drone operators

In a series of tests, the system that identifies patterns in the aircraft's route was able to predict the operator's location with nearly 80% accuracy

By CYBERTECH
07/07/2020
Keep your head in the cloud
Daimler adopts IBM public cloud for security capabilities

The move aims to allow the automotive company to drive innovation and benefit from secure and open public clouds for businesses

By CYBERTECH
06/07/2020
Survey: better approach needed to teach cybersecurity to remote workers

A study of more than 13,000 remote workers across many countries found that the majority of respondents take the advice from their corporate IT team seriously, but bad cybersecurity habits remain

By CYBERTECH
06/07/2020
IBM study: More cyberattacks succeeding, despite better business planning

Global survey finds that use of more than 50 security tools leads to less-effective security response, and that the majority of organizations don’t have specific plans for common and emerging attacks

By CYBERTECH
05/07/2020
Israeli firm BioCatch surpasses 150 million anonymous behavioral profiles

The firm says it possesses the largest set of behavioral profiles worldwide to eliminate online fraud

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
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New ransomware masquerading as COVID-19 tracing app

CryCryptor targeting Android users in Canada; ESET researchers find decryption tool for victims of cyberattack

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
IAI creates world's leading anti-drone system

IAI's collaboration with Iron Drone has created a system that can not only detect, identify, and technologically disrupt the operations of drone threats, but also physically intercept them

By CYBERTECH
06/07/2020
Cynet raises $18 million in funding for breach protection tech

As need for robust corporate cybersecurity grows, the Israeli company says it is increasing delivery of its autonomous platform in the global market

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
The skyline of Tel Aviv
Digital asset security company Curv raises $23 million in series A round

The Israeli company also launches tX group to accelerate institutional adoption of digital assets

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
Pcysys selected by US healthcare group to boost cyber security

The Israeli company's PenTera platform uses algorithms to scan and ethically penetrate networks with the latest hacking techniques.

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
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Citing security risks, US bans exports of sensitive tech to Hong Kong

The move comes in response to China's imposition of security measures reportedly aimed at crushing freedoms in the global financial hub

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
Hands are seen on a keyboard in front of a displayed cyber code in this picture illustration taken O
Cybercrime accounted for over a quarter of all crime in Singapore in 2019

New report by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore finds increase in website defacements, phishing and malware attacks

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him
Cyber criminals infiltrate LG electronics, hold source code for ransom

The Maze group is said to have stolen code for electronic devices that could potentially be used by hackers to develop highly-targeted exploits

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
Salesforce and Siemens partner to develop ‘touchless’ workplace solutions

The partnership is expected to give companies tools to make smart, data-driven decisions quickly and the confidence to reopen safely.

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
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Cyber criminal group stole over $200m. in cryptocurrency, Clearsky says

According to a new report, the group linked to Eastern Europe conducts extensive reconnaissance of its targets in an attempt to gain access to cryptocurrency wallets.

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
A man types into a keyboard during the Def Con hacker convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Most companies don’t think like hackers, making them more prone to attacks

The research assesses software vulnerability prioritization based on insights from hacker forums, including the dark web and deep web

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
Israel's XM Cyber earns European Commission seal of excellence

XM Cyber's platform enables enterprises to see their network from the eyes of the attacker, showing all hidden attack vectors that can go under the radar of most protective measures.

By CYBERTECH
24/06/2020
A satellite
China launches final satellite to complete homegrown alternative to GPS

According to experts, if the system is established, it will not only boost China's technological influence but eventually provide independence from the GPS network.

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
Hackers leak trove of police data in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

The release of the archive dubbed "BlueLeaks", including police and FBI reports on the COVID-19 crisis and anti-racism protests, has raised concern that cyber threat actors might exploit the data.

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
Microsoft acquires IoT/OT security leader CyberX

CyberX’s behavioral analytics platform integrates with Azure security to deliver end-to-end security across managed and unmanaged IoT devices, the company says

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
The Netflix logo is shown in this illustration photograph in Encinitas, California
Mcafee: free online entertainment search ‘perfect storm’ for cybercrime

The company released a top 10 list of most targeted TV shows and movies

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
EU commission president warns China on cyberattacks against EU hospitals

Ursula von der Leyen makes remarks after virtual EU-China conference to address key issues in relationship

By CYBERTECH
02/07/2020
Five years later with Cyberbit CEO Adi Dar

An exclusive conversation between Amir Rapaport and Cyberbit CEO following the recent $70M Charlesbank investment

By AMIR RAPAPORT
21/06/2020
The new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison attends a news conference in Canberra, Australia Au
State-based cyber actor escalating assault on Australia

The country's prime minister warned of rising threats from a sophisticated nation-state cyber actor that has been targeting a wide range of sectors for months.

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Elbit providing cyber intelligence, security solutions for networks

The Israeli defense company offers a range of cyber security technology including the most advanced cyber training and simulation platform available today

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Israeli digital intelligence company improving data management

Paul Friedberg, senior director of Accounts Development at Cellebrite says aim is to create a ‘data lake’

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Annexation, vaccine, and the march of folly

This week, serious discussions on some of the security aspects of the annexation of territories in the Judea and Samaria have finally started.

By AMIR RAPAPORT
21/06/2020
Israel must use Intelligence to mitigate cyber attacks: official

Only the relevant national-level government organizations are capable of foreseeing, fully understanding, analyzing, and taking the necessary actions against massive cyberattacks, Hudi Zak says.

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
INTERPOL cybercrime director: global response needed to combat cybercrime

Craig Jones said law enforcement needs to adapt its modus operandi to protect communities from cyber-attacks worldwide

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Eric Yuan, CEO of Zoom Video Communications
Zoom to provide end-to-end encryption for all users

The company backtracked on a previous decision to only make the E2EE available to paid users

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
female soldier
New challenges make digital overhaul essential for IDF, general says

The IDF is providing soldiers with skills that enable them to apply advanced technologies and techniques to the operational environment, thus boosting superiority on the battlefield.

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
An aerial view of Beersheba’s Gav-Yam Negev Advanced Technologies Park.
Building an Innovation Ecosystem in the Desert

Beersheba positioning itself as an innovation hub through collaboration between academia, industry, and government

By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI , AMI ROJKES DOMBE , CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
A picture illustration shows a Facebook logo reflected in a person's eye
Identifying 'deepfakes' remains major challenge in cyberspace

There is growing concern that such doctored videos showing someone doing something outrageous or inflammatory could sway an election or trigger violence.

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Cybersecurity firm OPORA closes $7 million seed funding round led by JVP

Founded by Yuval Diskin, Israel’s former Shin Bet Chief, OPORA brings to the private sector a ‘preemptive advantage’ over cyber criminals with its Adversary Threat Protection solution.

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Taiwanese program to invest up to $70m. in Israeli tech

A program has been established to connect Israeli companies with leading strategic partners from various sectors in Taiwan.

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Check Point survey: while COVID-19 may fade, cyber effects will persist

Findings: 75% of IT and security professionals fear further increase in cyber-attacks and exploits as they start to re-open offices

Five fintech companies chosen for Israeli capital market project

The program is aimed at enabling local high-tech companies to improve the market-readiness and market penetration of their products while providing solutions to the challenges faced by the economy.

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
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Apparent ransomware attack brings Honda operations to standstill

Production in the US, Brazil, Europe and Asia was disrupted following the infiltration of the auto giant's servers

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
In Wake of Floyd's Death, IBM Shuts Down Facial Recognition Business

The tech giant's CEO says the company will not condone use of any technology for mass surveillance, racial profiling, or violations of basic human rights and freedoms

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Israel's Nanox Wins Additional $20 Million in Funding from SK Telecom

The Israeli company's futuristic, full-body scanning system is seen as making a real difference for early detection of diseases such as cancer.

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
An example of a nanosatellite in space, NASA's CubeSat
Report: NASA cybersecurity incidents increase by 366% in 2019

The federal agency’s cybersecurity budget was cut by $3.1 million last year

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Facebook starts labeling state-controlled media outlets

People should know if the news they read is coming from a publication that may be under the influence of a government, Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy says.

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
IAI develops model to predict changes in condition of COVID-19 patients

The AI-based model was developed by scientists from the company's Space and Missile Group using information from the Sheba Medical Center cloud database

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Governments, companies and schools raise red flags over Zoom

There are growing calls to exercise caution when using video conferencing platform Zoom or to avoid usage altogether due to a series of vulnerabilities.

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
The weakest link: cyber risks during the coronavirus crisis

Employee education on the matter of cyber threats is essential and crucial for the safety of the organization’s network and property.

By GUY DAGAN
21/06/2020
The top 5 questions organizations should ask about their VPN connections

With many organizations now relying almost entirely on VPN services, it's more important than ever to make sure that VPN servers are up to date and tightly configured.

By NIR CHAKO
21/06/2020
The breakout of a new kind of war

The recent cyberattack against water supply installations in Israel, attributed to Iran, is an incident of global security significance whose importance cannot be overstated. Why?

By AMIR RAPAPORT
21/06/2020
As telemedicine grows, healthcare organizations must secure patient care

While the concept of remote care provides many benefits, it can also open the door for cyber criminals to access the networks of healthcare organizations.

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Computer code and an Israeli flag
Cyber consulting co. Sygnia opens APAC headquarters in Singapore

The move is expected to further strengthen the company's support of its clients in the region so they can proactively defeat attacks within their networks and build their cyber resilience

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Lahav-433 in the cybercrime era

The cyber unit of the Israel Police tackles the most complex cases in this realm. "People should regard us as the Israeli FBI." Exclusive report ahead of the Cybertech Global conference in Tel Aviv.

By AMI ROJKES DOMBE
21/06/2020
How Iran's Shahid Rajaee seaport was cyber-attacked

The terminal operating system at the port can be attacked via the cyber domain in two vectors: a direct attack of the system over the internet, or a supply chain attack

By CMDR. (RES.) EYAL PINKO
21/06/2020
Spy games: the dark side of the web

While in the past terrorist organizations depended on physical contact to obtain information about Israel, the current technological era offers a much simpler alternative. This is how it works

By ARIK BRABBING
21/06/2020
The danger: critical damage to hospital systems

While awareness of cyber threats to hospital IT systems is rising, attacks against the OT systems of medical centers are not given sufficient attention. A rview of the risks and possible solutions

By GILAD ZINGER
21/06/2020
KELA expands intel by monitoring remote access markets in dark net

The Israeli company's Cyber Intelligence Center has recently begun automatically gathering information from stores offering access to compromised servers and websites the Israeli company's Cyber Inte

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Number of Jerusalem-based tech companies grows 102% since 2012

According to Start Up Nation Central's "Finder", the Jerusalem tech ecosystem includes 405 companies, 22 exits and total investments worth $1.6 billion of which $233.5 million are from the past year

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
Managing cybersecurity in times of crisis

Cybersecurity protects a company from existing cyberthreats and prepares for new ones. Companies that align to the changing world will have significant advantages in the time after the crisis.

By JOSEPH ASSAF TURNER
21/06/2020
DDoS technique for massive cyberattack was foiled: researchers

The attack could have been 800 times more destructive than the cyberattack that brought down parts of the Internet on the U.S.’s East Coast in 2016, according to the findings

By CYBERTECH
21/06/2020
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