Israel’s Annual Cyber Week Returns To Tel Aviv University Next Week
The annual international cybersecurity summit Cyber Week, will return to its in-person format next week beginning Monday, June 27 at Tel Aviv University.
Over the past 12 years, Cyber Week has become one of the world’s most recognized international cybersecurity events, providing unique platforms for experts to share their knowledge regarding the challenges and opportunities in the field.
The event will be hosted by the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center and the Yuval Ne’eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security.
Events will run for a full week and include over 40 roundtables, panels, workshops, forums, training sessions, competitions, and more.
Thousands of attendees including cybersecurity experts, industry leaders, startups, investors, academics, diplomats, and government officials from more than 80 countries are expected to arrive.
The 12th Annual International Cybersecurity Conference, the biggest and most highly anticipated event of Cyber Week every year, will be held from June 28-29. Some of the most renowned names in the cyber world will discuss crucial dilemmas and unsolved problems facing the public and private sectors of every company, city, and country in the modern world.
Among this year’s confirmed speakers are Prime Minister of Israel Naftali Bennett; Israel Minister of Defense Benjamin Gantz; Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber & Emerging Technologies, White House, USA Anne Neuberger; National Cyber Director of the Executive Office of the US President Chris Inglis; the Director General of the Israel National Cyber Directorate Gaby Portnoy; Conference Chairman of Cyber Week and Director of Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at the Tel Aviv University Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel; Chief Privacy Officer of Apple, Inc. Jane Horvath; CEO of the National Cyber Security Center Lindy Cameron; CISO of SolarWinds Tim Brown; Founder of action:reaction and Netflix-star of Tinder Swindler Cecilie Fjellhøy; and Former VP, Information Security of Netflix Jason Chan.
“Cyber is an increasingly vulnerable space that is affecting everyone,” said Prof Isaac Ben-Israel. “Businesses must wise up to the real and growing threat of cyber attacks, and cybersecurity experts must be ready to respond to the escalating demand for cyber security with novel solutions. We must prepare now to be ready for what we know tomorrow will inevitably hold.”