The global escalation of abuse and unauthorized use of digital platforms is a clear indication of why the Cybersecurity sector continues to grow and develop, working to countermand and prevent damage, unauthorized use or modification, fraudulent activity, or exploitation. The technologies developed within this sector involve any technology, policy, and standards regarding the security of computer systems, networks, and controllers, and cover the mitigation of all threats and vulnerability, privacy protection, incident response, resiliency, and recovery policies and activities. Israel has been a dominant global force in the development of IT security technologies, particularly within this sector, for more than 25 years. Cyber protection became even more critical during the Covid 19 pandemic with the rise of remote working creating many extra points of vulnerability which led to a dramatic increase in cyberattacks.
Due to a variety of factors, including an incomparable concentration of professionals and vast government support, Israel is acknowledged as a pioneer in both the global development of disruptive Cybersecurity solutions, as well as the design of revolutionary cyber policy.
This brief gives a high-level overview of the Israeli industry, important statistics, and how global cybersecurity trends are reflected in the activity of the local ecosystem.Download Start-up Nation Central Cybersecurity Brief 445 KB PDF
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According to research conducted by the ISC, by 2022 there is expected to be a shortage of approximately 1.8M professionals across various information security positionsLearn More
Ransomware is a type of malicious software that restricts the use of an infected device. Usually, it encrypts data and files located on the hard drive and asks for payment in the form of Bitcoin as a ransom for decrypting the filesLearn More
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