Mazool – New innovative startup in the BI world

A good friend of mine just launched their corporate website Mazool. From the site: "Mazool is a Collaborative Data Delivery platform for your existing BI environment. It ensures data is delivered effectively and efficiently to the right people by leveraging collaboration, knowledge management, and personalized search…" Anyone in the BI domain must check it out. …

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Unpredictions for 2020 in Cyber Security

The end of the year tradition of prediction is becoming a guessing game as the pace of innovation is increasing towards pure randomness. So I will stop pretending I know what is going to happen in 2020, and I want to write on areas that seem like the most unpredictable for 2020. Below you can …

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The Not So Peculiar Case of A Diamond in The Rough

IBM stock was hit severely in recent month, mostly due to the disappointment from the latest earnings report. It wasn’t a real disappointment, but IBM had a buildup of expectations from their ongoing turnaround, and the recent earnings announcement has poured cold water on the growing enthusiasm. This post is about IBM’s story but carries a …

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Cyber Tech 2015 – It’s a Wrap

It has been a crazy two days at Israel’s Cyber Tech 2015…in a good way! The exhibition hall was split into three sections: the booths of the established companies, the startups pavilion and the Cyber Spark arena. It was like examining an x-ray of the emerging cyber industry in Israel, where on one hand you …

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The Emergence of Polymorphic Cyber Defense

Background Attackers are Stronger Now The cyber world is witnessing a fast-paced digital arms race between attackers and security defense systems, and 2014 showed everyone that attackers have the upper hand in this match.  Attackers are on the rise due to their growing financial interest—motivating a new level of sophisticated attacks that existing defenses are …

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A Great 2014 @ Ben-Gurion’s Cyber Security Labs

We had a very productive year at 2014 in Ben-Gurion’s cyber security labs. We published several research papers which got wide media coverage. The first finding was a vulnerability uncovered on Samsung’s KNOX phones. The vulnerability enables an attacker to intercept data coming out from the secure KNOX container. Later on the public discussion has shifted the …

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Google is the 21st Century Mainframe!

All the big guys are rushing these days to launch as many web applications as possible to “captivate” web surfers in their “club”. Google in a dramatic and maybe a little bit panicked response to Microsoft‘s threats and Yahoo‘s renovated website started launching an application a day. It doesn’t matter anymore what it is, as …

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Is Google Becoming Microsoft?

Mike on Techdirt discusses Google's moves in regards to their library scanning project – Techdirt:Google Stops Scanning For A Bit. It kind of reminds me Microsoft with their huge "test the water" product announcements that end up usually with a long long silence. Google has always been different from MS in their unique innovative culture …

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