20 stories about Security
חיילי צה"ל משתמשים ברחפן לזיהוי מטרה

Tech-driven defense fails to prevent Hamas' Gaza onslaught

10.10.23|Viki Auslender
The gap between what we thought we knew about the spectacular technological capabilities of the Israeli security system and the collapse of the defense mechanisms on Saturday, were no coincidence. Technology sometimes actually reduces strategic thinking
כלי אוטונומי קרקעי תעשייה אווירית

"Our mission is to turn the State of Israel into an AI superpower"

Defense Ministry director-general Eyal Zamir also revealed that steps to harness rapid AI evolutions include the formation of a dedicated organization for military robotics in the ministry, and a record-high budget for related research and development this year

What gaming companies can do to build trust & fight fraud in the Metaverse

06.04.23|Yoav Keren
“As the online gaming industry continues to battle an unprecedented amount of imposters and online threats, it’s more important than ever for companies to take action,” writes Yoav Keren
Tal Kelem

Will technology answer national security challenges?

19.03.23|Tal Kelem
Though the Israeli high-tech industry is trying to close the gap in answering the first responders’ needs, it seems that the challenges are always growing and becoming more acute
מוסף שבועי 10.11.22 פקח בכניסה לנתב"ג

Israel Police using controversial profiling algorithm at airport in fight against drugs

14.11.22|Tomer Ganon
The AI profiling system being used by police at Ben-Gurion Airport aims to identify who might be smuggling drugs based on undisclosed data and regardless of any actual suspicion
Sepio team

Sepio raises $22 million Series B for hardware asset risk management platform

The Israeli company’s platform is based on device existence, offering customers actionable visibility, policy enforcement, and mitigation capabilities
Astrix Security אסטריקס סקיוריטי אבטחת סייבר

Israeli cyber startups to keep an eye on in 2023

As part of Calcalist and KPMG's "The Next Big Thing" project, prominent investors in the Israeli market ranked the most innovative cybersecurity companies in the country with the greatest business potential
SecuriThings founders

SecuriThings nets $21 million Series B to automate protection of physical security devices

The Israeli startup’s platform provides real-time visibility, protection, and predictive maintenance capabilities for IoT devices
Roy Dagan

Driving digital transformation in the physical security industry

03.04.22|Roy Dagan
“While some industries have fully embraced the digital revolution, the physical security industry has been faced with the challenge of overwhelming scale without the technology to support them,” writes Roy Dagan, CEO and Co-Founder of SecuriThings
בוריס גורן וניב שטיינגרטן מייסדי קנוניק

Canonic Security raises $6 million Seed round for SaaS application security platform

The Israeli startup automatically maps business applications' interconnectivity, uncovering harmful, vulnerable, or overprivileged apps and integrations to reduce the risks involved with third-party API access
אלון רם שירה ברזיס Redefine

Blockchain security startup Redefine raises $11 million Seed round for crypto firewall

The Israeli startup develops a DeFi security platform catering to institutional investors to help them manage investment risks
ועידת האנרגיה Dr. Shira Efron

“Climate change affects the very essence of military and defense forces”

03.12.21|Daniel Farber-Ball
Dr. Shira Efron of the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) in Tel Aviv warned about climate change's impact on national security “it affects the equipment, manpower, and the mission itself”
מייסדי פיירבלוקס Fireblocks מימין עידן עפרת מיכאל שאולוב פבל ברנגולץ

Report: Fireblocks valuation to surge to $8 billion in $400 million Series E

The Israeli digital assets security company announced a $310 million Series D at a $2 billion valuation just four months ago, but according to The Information it is now set to complete its third funding round of 2021
מרק גפן

With hybrid work on the rise, many managers demand more security yet flexibility

Hysolate study reveals paradox in IT, security attitudes when enabling secure remote work access
רשתות חברתיות רשת חברתית טוויטר טיקטוק אינסטגרם פייסבוק סנאפצ'ט ווטסאפ

Who gets to define incitement?

27.05.21|Viki Auslender
Israeli requests to remove online content spiked in the wake of the recent Israel-Gaza conflict. However, social media is showing a growing reluctance to comply. So who decides the boundaries of free speech?
רועי אליהו מנכ"ל ו מייקל ניקוסיה Salt Security סולט סוקיוריטי

Salt Security raises $70 million, completes third funding round in less than a year

26.05.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli API security startup has raised a total of $120 million over the last 12 months
מערכת אלביט מערכות הרכשת מטרות אנגליה

Elbit Systems reports a record $11.8 billion in orders backlog

25.05.21|Udi Etsion
The defense company registered 4.4% growth in the first quarter of 2021 and with more massive deals already made, no wonder its CEO is “very pleased with our results”
אייל שוחט מנכל סודה סטרים סודהסטרים

“Coexistence is real when it’s year round,” says SodaStream CEO Eyal Shohat

18.05.21|Nurit Kadosh
Shohat recommends not mixing politics and business. “Every day we should be working on living together,” he says