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January 19, 2017 3:06 pm

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

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The Cybertech Israel Conference and Exhibition in Tel Aviv, Jan. 26, 2016. Photo: Miriam Alster/Flash90.

The Cybertech Israel Conference and Exhibition in Tel Aviv, Jan. 26, 2016. Photo: Miriam Alster/Flash90. — Israel will host the world’s most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month.

Dozens of prominent figures, including state leaders, global cybersecurity executives and foreign investors are expected to attend the three-day Cybertech Conference and Exhibition 2017, which will take place at Tel Aviv’s Israel Convention Center.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be the keynote speaker, while Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, Israel National Cyber Bureau chief Dr. Eviatar Matania and conference chairman Yossi Vardi will give plenary addresses.

According to organizers, the conference “will provide a unique platform for discussion about the latest cyber-related technological developments through panel discussions, such as challenges and solutions for the cyber industry, international collaboration between law enforcement authorities around the world, cognitive computing issues, and the future of cybersecurity for the fintech [financial technology] industry.”

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This will be the fourth time Israel has hosted the Cybertech convention, which brings together hundreds of international delegations and representatives of multinational corporations. Over 250 companies and 100 startups will participate in the conference, which features the latest innovations in the local and global cybersphere, including solutions to cyber difficulties faced by the finance, defense, transportation, R&D, energy, manufacturing, health, media and government sectors.

Cybertech 2017 will take place January 30-February 1.

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