Eviatar Matania

Eviatar Matania, the head of Israel’s National Cyber Directorate, said typical cybersecurity strategy adopted and implemented by many countries and organizations — which almost exclusively 'tend to focus on the cyberthreat' — cannot realistically be applied to Israel.

The agreement deals with cyber defense, partnerships with the private sector, and research and development. It also focuses on the establishment of networks and procedures between Israel's National Cyber Security Authority and its US counterpart in the Department of Homeland Security.

Bill Gates

In a speech broadcast to over 2,000 attendees at Microsoft Israel’s annual Think Next event, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said that Israeli contributions to technology fields such as analytics and security are “improving the world.”