20 stories about Privacy

Privya raises $6 million Seed round to tackle data privacy challenges in cloud applications

With privacy fines at an all time high, the Israeli startup’s data privacy code scanning platform ensures that private and personal information is kept safe before code is deployed to production

“Our platform is changing the face of incremental marketing”

Israeli startup INCRMNTAL has raised an additional $4.1 million to help marketers measure the value of their marketing activities without the need for cookies and identifiers
Jules Polonetsky FPF

“It is not for Silicon Valley leaders or tech startups to determine the future of our democracy”

10.07.22|James Spiro
Norms are being smashed by private tech companies and governments have finally decided to catch up.
Kahoona founders

Kahoona raises $4.5 million Seed round for privacy-focused data generation platform

The Israeli startup’s solution helps digital businesses protect their users' privacy by generating user profiles through analysis of their interactions with websites
Natalie Noy Bookaway BiblioTech

CTech's Book Review: 1984 - an entrepreneur’s warning about privacy

06.03.22|Natalie Noy
Natalie Noy, GC & VP Corporate Development at Bookaway, shares insights after reading “1984” by George Orwell
כנס ליברליות בהייטק פאנל יום 2

“Tech giants now have corporate responsibility similar to that of state entities”

Said Emi Palmor, former D-G of the Israeli Ministry of Justice, during a panel on Calcalist and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom’s Values & Innovation Conference
Ido Erlichman Kape Technologies

Israel’s Kape Technologies acquires ExpressVPN for nearly $1 billion

13.09.21|James Spiro
Operating under the Kape Technologies umbrella, ExpressVPN will continue to operate as an independent service
איילת שקד על רקע מאגר ביומטרי

Israel's secret biometric database revealed

17.07.21|Omer Kabir
The database was created without planning by Israel’s Population and Immigration Authority, which wants to legalize it, without the restrictions regulating the country’s official database
Nimrod Vax BigID

In today’s data-driven world, “privacy is a marketing tool”

02.07.21|James Spiro
With companies collecting constant data about their customers, BigID’s Co-Founder and Head of Product Nimrod Vax shares how organizations can help build trust
פרטיות מידע פרטי דליפת מידע סייבר פייסבוק 2

Israel's Supreme Court curbs use of phone tracking for Covid-19 carriers

Judges say that the practice that was imposed as a temporary emergency measure, was slowly becoming permanent
Glilot Capital and IVC's Israeli Cybersecurity Technology Landscape 2021

Israel’s 2021 Cyber landscape: Which sector will the new unicorns emerge from?

09.02.21|Elihay Vidal
120 companies from 14 industry sectors made it into Glilot Capital Partners and IVC’s Israeli Cybersecurity Technology Landscape map
פייזר חיסונים קורונה

Survey finds majority of Israelis aren’t worried about sharing vaccine data with drug companies

While Israelis overwhelmingly disagree with sharing their medical data with state security agencies, they are willing to do so with drugmakers in exchange for Covid-19 vaccines
אורנה קליינמן שבוע חדשנות יום ראשון

Internet Privacy: A necessity, not a luxury

28.01.21|Orna Kleinmann
An aware customer-base demands and expects from businesses a proper and holistic consumer experience, which includes protection of privacy, explains Orna Kleinmann
תור חיסון קורונה כיכר רבין תל אביב

Human experimentation oversight committee wants to approve Israel-Pfizer data-sharing deal

19.01.21|Adrian Filut
Does research to examine Covid-19 vaccine’s effectiveness at achieving herd immunity risk citizens’ privacy?
תור חיסון קורונה כיכר רבין תל אביב

How is technology and data helping Israel become the first country to vanquish Covid-19?

10.01.21|Elihay Vidal
Israel is well on its way to vaccinating its entire adult population and in exchange for delivering millions of vaccine doses, the government has pledged to give drugmaker Pfizer medical data on the millions of vaccine recipients from the health system’s vast databases
מעקב אחר אזרחים פרטיות מיקום ניטור

Privacy breaches add insult to Covid-19 injury

04.01.21|Dov Greenbaum
Too many data points and not enough oversight suggests the damage inflicted by the response to the pandemic will stick around even after the disease is eradicated
קורונה ברלין גרמניה שוטרים אוכפים את הסגר ערב  השנה החדשה 2021

Tech Trends: Five reasons why 2021 will be as least as bad as 2020

02.01.21|Omer Kabir
Tech companies will grow stronger, computer systems will continue to leak private data, and elections are still at risk of manipulation
נמרוד וקס ו דימיטרי סירוטה מייסדי BigID ביג איידי

BigID reaches unicorn status after raising $70 million series D

16.12.20|Hagar Ravet
Co-founder Nimrod Vax says the company didn’t really need the money, but excellent terms by investors offered them a chance to leap ahead of the competition
default image

Head of the Privacy Protection Authority: Israeli Security Agency’s Activities harm our privacy

15.10.20|Amir Kurtz
Dr. Shlomit Wagman-Ratner, Head of the Anti-Money Laundering Authority and acting-head of the Privacy Protection Authority says that cybercrimes have almost doubled since the outbreak of the coronavirus