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Currently I'm in Omaha, Nebraska and Des Moines, Iowa signing people up for the welaunch 6 day Cybersecurity Tour, in conjunction with Cybertech Tel Aviv, Israel's leading cybersecurity conference. I've met with multiple corporations, from the financial, insurance, data processing sectors and beyond. They all have one thing in common - they are daily confronting cyber risks, threats and insecurity about what lies ahead. And they all have expressed how in awe they are of Israel's cybersecurity know how and technologies. Cyber risks are real....

Most people I speak with don't realize (though are hardly surprised by) that Israel's largest tech sector is cybersecurity, accounting for roughly 20% of its tech market. Cyber is everywhere you go here in Israel, and dominates in so many ways. One of the reasons (most people also don't realize) is because it cuts across industries. Cybersecurity isn't needed just by banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions. It's necessary for cars, medical devices, even your washer/dryer - if it's...

Israel is commonly referred to as one of the world's "cybersecurity superpowers" (alongside the US, China, Russia and the UK), accounting for roughly 20 percent of global private cybersecurity investment and 10 percent of the global market share. And yet, how many stop to marvel at the fact that Israel, a country of less than 9 million people, not quite 70 years old and smaller than New Jersey is keeping pace with these out and out superpowers and leading the...