Such talent. The cyber security roundup of Israel 2015…

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As Orson Welles put it in The Third Man, “In Italy, they had warfare, terror, murder, and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance.”

In Israel, it is the ever-present fear of warfare, terror and bloodshed that has propelled Israelis to invest in creative and sophisticated technology solutions, from the Iron Dome anti-missile system to Super Heron reconnaissance drone. But as most readers know, Israeli high tech is much more of a general scientific and entrepreneurial renaissance than an extension of Israel’s military industrial complex.

One sector that uniquely straddles these two worlds is cyber security. It is perhaps the one sector where methods, tactics and experience of the Israel Defense Forces’ intelligence units can readily translate into commercial products for business customers.

With the backdrop of nation-state cyber warfare and the alarming rise in cybercrime perpetrated by individual hackers and criminal…

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