Thousands of people gathered today at Expo Tel Aviv for Cybertech 2019. The event will continue in the next two days, with the participation of hundreds of high-profile speakers addressing the conference and hundreds of leading companies showcasing their technologies at the exhibition. A glimpse into the first day
Cybertech 2019, the largest event in Israel and the largest cyber technology event outside the US, opened its gates on Monday for the sixth consecutive year. The event features three days of fascinating discussions, panels, speeches, and seminars on the various aspects of the cyber realm.
The event, held at Expo Tel Aviv on January 28-30, brings together leading decision-makers, government officials, C-level executives, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and thousands of visitors from around the world under one roof.
This year, Cybertech Tel Aviv welcomes guests and delegations from over 70 countries worldwide, including the US, the UK, Australia, Japan, Canada, Taiwan, Switzerland, Ghana, France, Portugal, Italy, Hong Kong, German, Nigeria, India, China, and more.
As in previous years, one of the primary features of Cybertech Tel Aviv is the massive exhibition participated by hundreds of global companies and organizations. Among these industry-leading companies, this year are IBM, Microsoft, RSA, Check Point, CyberArk, Amazon, Dell-EMC, Deloitte, Symantec, OPSWAT, FireEye, Intuit, Cyberbit, Rafael, IAI, KPMG, Cybereason, PwC, SOMPO, and many more.
Also taking part in the exhibition are leading Israeli entities such as the Israel National Cyber Directorate, Mossad, IDF’s 8200 Unit, Israel Police’s National Cybercrime Unit, Israel Innovation Authority, the Israel Electric Corp., and others.
Throughout the three-day event, several seminars and special events will be held, diving into to the effects of the cyber revolution on different aspects of our lives. Two of these seminars were held today. The first was “Cyber Robustness: Hygiene, Awareness, and Readiness.” In this session, panelists and speakers discussed the need of having a routine cyber hygiene procedure in place for computers and software, as well as the role of humans and awareness that is necessary in order to keep entities, and even states, safe.
Among the professionals leading the event were Prof. Eviatar Matania, Founder and former Director General of the INCD; Meir Hayun, Head of Israel’s Child Online Protection Bureau; Orit Tatarsky, Director, Professional Training, Awareness & Human Capital, INCD; Zori Kor, Vice President, ASERO Consulting Services; and more.
Another special event held on the first day of Cybertech 2019 was the CyberMed seminar, which dealt with cyber threats and challenges in the medical sector. Participants included Roni Zehavi, Co-Founder of Cyberspark and President of Global Epic; Kapil Assudani, CISO at Edwards Lifesciences; Prof. Yoram Weiss, Director of Hadassah University Hospital; Eliav Noori, Guidance Manager at Israel Cyber National Directorate; Itzik Feiglevitch, Product Manager - IoT Cyber Security at Check Point; Prof. Amos Katz, Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben Gurion University; and more
Cybertech Tel Aviv 2019 will run through January 30. Stay tuned to find out more
Cybertech Tel Aviv
Cybertech Tel Aviv Conference & Exhibition, the largest cyber event outside the United States, will be held for the sixth consecutive year on January 28-30, 2019. Cybertech TLV is the premier meeting place for cybersecurity and technology solutions and innovations from around the world. Among the speakers, exhibitors and attendees include heads of state, cyber industry leaders, academics, and technology experts.
Photo: Gilad Kavalerchik