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Meet Some Of The Emerging Israeli Cybersecurity Firms

Many are borne out of the entrepreneurial spirit of the Israel Defense Force's Cyber Intelligence Unit 8200. Could any other nation keep up?
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LightCyber

Founded: 2012  

Founders: Gonen Fink, Michael Mumcuoglu, Giora Engel, all members of IDF intel unit  

Products/Services: behavioral attack detection  

Claims to Fame: Behavioral analysis tool to detect threats accurately, reducing the number of false positives, according to LightCyber. The solution requires neither endpoint agents nor external storage and it integrates with other remediation tools.  Listed at No. 313 on the Cybersecurity 500 by Cybersecurity Ventures. Read LightCyber Research Team Leader Yoni Allon's latest story on Dark Reading: The Secret Behind the NSA Breach: Network Infrastructure is the Next Target and more about LightCyber here. 

Website: http://lightcyber.com/ 

(Image Source: LightCyber)

LightCyber

Founded: 2012

Founders: Gonen Fink, Michael Mumcuoglu, Giora Engel, all members of IDF intel unit

Products/Services: behavioral attack detection

Claims to Fame: Behavioral analysis tool to detect threats accurately, reducing the number of false positives, according to LightCyber. The solution requires neither endpoint agents nor external storage and it integrates with other remediation tools. Listed at No. 313 on the Cybersecurity 500 by Cybersecurity Ventures. Read LightCyber Research Team Leader Yoni Allon's latest story on Dark Reading: The Secret Behind the NSA Breach: Network Infrastructure is the Next Target and more about LightCyber here.

Website: http://lightcyber.com/

(Image Source: LightCyber)

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whalexander13
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9/8/2016 | 10:30:36 AM
Cybersecurity and the U.S. miltary
Do we see the same link between the military and cybersecurity comapnies in the U.S.? If not, why?
whalexander13
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9/8/2016 | 10:29:13 AM
Military and Cybersecurity in the U.S.
The link between the military and Israeli cybersecurity firms is fascinating. Do we see the same link the United States? If not, why?
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chibo,
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9/6/2016 | 4:01:16 PM
Re: No surprise
Nice list .. I know couple of the founders. Worth checking also our company www.cyber-observer.com which is bringing a new simple way to the CISO to manage their cyber eco-system .. Haim Chibotero Director of professional services
JulietteRizkallah
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JulietteRizkallah,
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8/31/2016 | 2:23:29 PM
No surprise
If you have worked for or with an Israeli security company, you will not be surprised by the number of Cybersecurity firms emerging annually from Israel.  With a country under constant attack, Israelis have master the ability to use all skills to defend themselves and have been the first one to embrace cyberdefense - and offense-.  Many founders bring their military training to their new venture, but the level of innovation is just extraordinary in a country that never finds itself complacent no matter what level they achieve.
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