The Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamdan bin Rashid al-Maktoum, together with Cybertech Founder Amir Rapaport during the conference in Dubai this week, Photo: Cybertech 

"The spirit of cyber came to Dubai"

That was how the Founder of Cybertech, Amir Rapaport, summed up the Cybertech Global conference held this week in Dubai. The historic conference, in which Israeli and Emirati experts in the cyber field shared the stage for the first time, received extensive media coverage and was crowned a great success 

Sheikh Mana bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum's visit to the Cybertech Dubai conference. Photo: Cybertech 

Rare meeting with leader of Dubai's nephew, Crown Prince's cousin, as Cybertech Dubai comes to an end

As part of his visit, Sheikh Mana bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum toured the booths and spoke with senior Israeli figures including Esti Peshin, General Manager of the Cyber Division of IAI, Yigal Unna, Director General of the Israel National Cyber Directorate, and others 

Yiftah Ron-Tal. Screenshot from the conference

The next cyber challenge: 'internet of electricity' 

Yiftah Ron-Tal, Chairman of the Israel Electric Corporation, describes the vision of a global decentralized electricity network in which every consumer produces energy and sells the surplus via virtual currency. A special report from Cybertech Dubai 

Noam Krakover, Chief Revenue Officer of the Cyber Division of IAI-ELTA. Screenshot from the event

IAI offers 'cyber radar' to organizations

The Cyber Division of IAI-ELTA, which specializes, among other fields, in development of radar, offers "cyber radar" to organizations and governments around the world. The objective: to enable decisionmakers to get a picture of the current situation and to forecast future attacks  

General (Ret.) Wesley Clark at Cybertech Global - UAE Dubai, screenshot

“We’re on the brink of an enormous cyber catastrophe”

Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General (Ret.) Wesley Clark, speaks at the Cybertech Global conference in Dubai about cyberattacks as a new warfare that could shut down entire countries. “This is a wakeup call,” he says. 

Screenshot, Cybertech Global - Dubai, UAE

UAE cyber security head calls for joint exercise with Israel

The head of Cyber Security for the UAE, H.E. Dr. Mohammed Al-Kuwaiti, spoke with his Israeli counterpart, Dir. Gen. of the Israeli National Cyber Directorate, Yigal Unna, about the importance of cyber collaboration between the two countries, and how this could lead to mutual prosperity in all major sectors

Michael Rogers and Nadav Zafrir speak during the Cybertech Global - Dubai UAE conference. Screenshot.

“Digital infrastructure during the pandemic is what kept the lights on”

Former NSA Director, Michael Rogers, and Former IDF Unit 8200 commander, Nadav Zafrir, discuss new threats and challenges in the post-2020 world and the necessary paradigm shifts – and also offer a silver lining during the Cybertech Conference in Dubai
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