Israel’s new cyber guru to speak at cybertech conference
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Israel’s new cyber guru to speak at cybertech conference

Yigal Unna, newly appointed director general at the National Cyber Security Directorate, will address global gathering in Tel Aviv

Soldiers at the Cybertech Israel Conference and Exhibition, in Tel Aviv, on January 31, 2017 (Miriam Alster/FLASH90)
Soldiers at the Cybertech Israel Conference and Exhibition, in Tel Aviv, on January 31, 2017 (Miriam Alster/FLASH90)

Israel will hold its fifth cybersecurity conference in Tel Aviv at the end of the month which will draw thousands of guests, including delegations from 80 countries, company and government representatives, and cybersecurity experts, and hackers.

Cybertech 2018, hailed as the most important cybersecurity event in the world outside the US, will be held January 29-31 at the Tel Aviv Convention Center.

Representatives of the Mossad and the Israel Police, along with a hundred Israeli startups, will present their technologies in a variety of areas: traffic, security, production, communication, health and government.

The conference will host lectures from representatives from Israel and around the globe, from companies such as IBM, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. and Google, as well as government officials.

Yigal Unna, the newly appointed director general at Israel’s National Cyber Security Directorate, will be among the speakers along with Aharon Aharon, CEO of the Israel Innovation Authority, and David Scharia, head of the Technical Expertise & Research Branch, UN Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate.

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