startup nations | Israeli firms leading players in fighting cyberattacks

Major cybercrimes over the last year have proven that no one, not even the director of the CIA, is invincible when it comes to cyberattacks — the director’s personal email was hacked by a teenager. Anthem, the second-largest health insurance company in the United States, suffered a significant breach as 80 million personal records were hacked. And to show that no government agency is secure, hackers broke into the Federal Office of Personnel Management in two unprecedented cyberattacks, exposing over 20 million federal personnel records, including the fingerprints of over 5 million federal employees. And the damage is only growing. Global cyberdata breaches are expected to cost businesses $2.1 trillion by 2019, nearly four times the cost of cyberattacks in 2015 alone. The good news is that the good cyber…


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