Israel To Restart Contentious Surveillance Program As Coronavirus Cases Climb
The Knesset gave its initial OK to re-allow the Israel Security Agency (ISA), also known as the Shin Bet, to track coronavirus cases in Israel.
June 25, 2020
Cyber Startup Co-Founded By Ex-Shin Bet Chief Raises $7M For Preemptive Security Tech
Opora was co-founded in 2018 by Yuval Diskin who served as Shin Bet director from 2005-2011, and has been operating in stealth mode.
June 11, 2020
New Israeli App Alerts Users If They’ve Been Exposed To Coronavirus
Track Virus crosschecks a user’s paths with those of confirmed COVID-19 patients as listed by the Health Ministry.
March 16, 2020
Keshet, HBO Tap Israeli Director For Series On Hunt For Top Hezbollah Figure Based On Best-Selling Book
The English-language limited series is based on the best-selling book by Dr. Ronen Bregman of the same name.
January 26, 2020
Israel’s Internal Security Service Launches 2nd Tech Accelerator Cycle
The Shin Bet is set to select 9 startups in fintech, robotics, and cybersecurity for its unique accelerator program.
December 03, 2018
Israel’s Internal Security Agency Selects 7 Startups For First Cycle Of New AI, Robotics Accelerator
Early-stage startups to take part in Xcelerator, launched by the Shin Bet and TAU Ventures, each earning a $50,000 grant and mentoring by security experts.
July 08, 2018
Israel’s Internal Security Agency Launches Accelerator To Tap Into AI, Robotics Startups
The Shin Bet and TAU Ventures are partnering for a new program next month to attract entrepreneurs in the fields of AI, robotics, and data science.
May 09, 2018
Israel Is a Small Country, But A Cyber Superpower, Says Ex-CIA Director At CyberTech 2018
Cybersecurity industry leaders, politicians and VCs from across the globe gathered in Tel Aviv for the annual conference, the largest such event outside the US
January 30, 2018