Israel to host 4th international cyber industry conference


The Cybertech Israel Conference and Exhibition in Tel Aviv Jan. 26, 2016. Credit: Miriam Alster/Flash90.

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to Israel is hosting Cybertech 2017, the second-largest cyber technology exhibition worldwide, from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 at the Israel Convention Center in Tel Aviv. 

Dozens of prominent figures—including state leaders, global cybersecurity executives and investors—are expected to attend the three-day event.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be the keynote speaker at the conference. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, Israel National Cyber Bureau chief Dr. Eviatar Matania and conference chairman Yossi Vardi will also give plenary addresses.

According to organizers, the conference "will provide a unique platform for discussion about the latest cyber-related technological developments through panel discussions, such as challenges and solutions for the cyber industry, international collaboration between law enforcement authorities around the world, cognitive computing issues, and the future of cybersecurity for the fintech industry."

This will be the fourth time Israel hosts the Cybertech convention, which brings together hundreds of foreign delegations, representatives of multinational corporations and foreign investors. More than 250 companies and 100 start-ups will participate in the conference, which will feature the latest innovations in the local and global cybersphere, including solutions to cyber challenges faced by the finance, defense, transportation, R&D, energy, manufacturing, health, media and government sectors.

Posted on January 19, 2017 .