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Microsoft said to buy Israel’s Hexadite for $100 million

category: cyber
U.S giant Microsoft has acquired Israeli cybersecurity startup Hexadite for $100 million, three years after the company was founded, the Calcalist financial website reported Wednesday. The company created software that uses artificial intelligence to integrate with
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Microsoft Confirms Purchase Of Cloud Security Firm Adallom

category: cyber, investment
Posted yesterday by (@alex) Microsoft announced this morning that it purchased cloud security firm Adallom. According to sources familiar with the matter,
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Readout of Deputy Secretary Mayorkas’ Trip to Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel—Yesterday, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas concluded a three-day trip to Israel where he met with his counterparts in the Israeli government to discuss a range of homeland security-related issues including
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Statement By Press Secretary Marsha Catron On Deputy Secretary Mayorkas’ Upcoming Trip To Israel And Sweden

On July 14-16, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas will travel to Israel. He will meet with his counterparts in the Israeli government to discuss a range of homeland security-related issues including cybersecurity, law
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Israeli Cybersecurity Chief Focused on Future Threats

category: cyber
By Damian Paletta June 2, 2015 4:17 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—Israel’s top cybersecurity official said the country has launched a comprehensive strategy to prevent increasingly sophisticated computer attacks, warning that Iran and terrorist networks could greatly expand
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A Match Made In Heaven–Lockheed Martin Partners With Cybereason

category: cyber
Cybereason is a cyber security company that was founded by ex-members of Israel’s crack intelligence agency’s cybersecurity unit 8200. 8200 is perhaps the biggest creator of
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From Startup Nation to Cyber-Nation

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Recent hi-visibility hacks on corporate giants like Sony, Target and Home Depot and government institutions like the U.S. Central Command have made it clear that in today’s networked world, cyber-criminals, cyber-terrorists and state-sponsored hackers are
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Microsoft and Akamai join forces in first cybersecurity-focused accelerator in Israel

category: cyber
The partnership strengthens the existing collaboration between Microsoft and Jerusalem Ventures Partners. Microsoft Corp. and Akamai Technologies, a leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, have announced
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Homeland Security Delegation Traveling to Washington, DC

From May 12th– 15th, Israel’s Commercial Mission in Washington, DC will be welcoming a delegation of innovative Israeli homeland security companies. This delegation, led by the Honorable Avi Dichter, Israel’s former head of Shin Bet
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A vote of Confidence – Cisco to Invest in Israeli Cyber VC

Cisco is further enhancing its presence in Israel. Bryan Palma, Senior Vice President of Security Services at Cisco Systems announced this week that his company will invest tens of millions of dollars in Israeli venture
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