Leading Cyber Think Tank Team8 To Open NYC Hub

By NoCamels Team November 02, 2017 Comments

Team8 logoNovember 2, 2017 | Israeli cybersecurity think tank Team8, founded by veterans of the elite IDF intelligence unit 8200, announced that it will open a hub in New York. Team8 made the announcement this week at its annual Rethink Cyber event, adding that co-founder Nadav Zafrir will relocate to NYC to lead the US operations. The think tank and its companies, Illusive Networks, which develops deception tech to detect hacking attacks, and Claroty, which provides advanced solutions to secure critical infrastructure systems, and the brand new Sygnia, a “military-grade cyber consulting and incident response company” will all base their US operations in the hub. R&D operations for all the companies will continue to be based in Israel, Team8 said in a statement. New York City Chief Technology Officer Miguel Gamiño, Jr welcomed the announcement, saying: “Team8’s NYC HQ will add jobs to our economy and provide us with opportunities to advance NYC as a cybersecurity hub while strengthening our City’s resilience,” and adding that “to have one of the world’s forward-thinking cyber companies in NYC is a major win for our community.”

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