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Cyber Crime a Threat, Israel-Inspired Conference Told

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From left, Yaron Varona of IOTA Security, Tomer Magid of Firelayers and Rami Efrati, of Firmitas discuss cyber start-ups

Cyber security topped the agenda for a number of presenters at Toronto’s first Cybertech Canada conference, held Dec. 9 to link both local and Israeli leaders in business, technology and the start-up world with investors and venture capitalists.

Adapted from Israel’s annual Cybertech conference, which lets prospective investors learn about innovations and solutions in the field, the Toronto event was held at the MaRs Discovery District building downtown, a hub that brings together educators, researchers, social scientists and entrepreneurs.

Conference grew out of close relationship between Canada and Israel

Cybertech Canada was organized by Israeli security magazine Israel Defense and sponsors included the City of Toronto, the province of Ontario and the Toronto Financial Services Alliance. The event featured talks and panels delivered by Israeli and Canadian experts on cyber tech from business, the military, government and academia. More than 100 people attended.

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