Mr. Amir Rapaport, Founder of Cybertech and Editor-in-Chief of Israel Defense visited India in November 2018 to promote Cybertech Tel Aviv. Following his visit the Economic & Trade Mission of Israel in Mumbai along with the Indian Bank’s Association and Cybertech planned for a delegation of CISO’s / IT Security heads of Indian Banks to Israel to attend Cybertech Tel Aviv 2019.
19 executives from 10 leading private and public banks from India were a part of this delegation. A visit to Israel National CERT was arranged especially for the delegates which included an overview of the Israel National Cyber Directorate and the CERT, tour facility – National Incident Management Center & Financial Cyber Center. The delegation was also received by Mr. Moti Benmocha, Vice President, Head of Cyber & Security Department at Bank Leumi, Israel. Mr. Moti took the delegates to visit Bank Leumi’s Cyber Fusion Center.
On the first day of the conference, Cybertech CEO, Mr. Dror Magal met with the delegation and offered a guided tour to the exhibition.
Mr. Ganesh AR, CISO of ICICI Bank in Mumbai was on the CISO’s Panel ‘Staying Ahead of the Ever-Changing Threats in the Financial Sector’ at a special event ‘Cyber in the Finance Sector’at Cybertech.
Apart from the Bank’s delegation few private companies from India in the Financial Sector also attended the event on individual basis.
Overall it was a wonderful experience for the Indian delegation. Special thanks to Indian Banks Association for inviting their member banks.
We look forward for a continuous engagement on a yearly basis and would like more and more Indian Banks and other companies to be a part of Cybertech Tel Aviv.
About Economic & Trade Mission of Israel in Mumbai:
Economic & Trade Mission of Israel in Mumbai is responsible for the promotion of Israeli trade into India, attracting and encouraging investments, assisting in building successful trade partnerships and joint ventures in the western region of India.
For further information contact Economic and Trade Department at the Consulate General of Israel in Mumbai.
Siddhant Gupte; Trade Officer, Mumbai