Solving Data Privacy Once and For All

The way online services are setup today implies that the only technical means to provide a more personalized experience to customers is to collect as much as possible personal data into a server and then to put it into some machine that offers recommendations. Personalization is convenience, and we all want convenience, even at the …

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The Emerging Attention Attack Surface

A well-known truth among security experts that humans are the weakest link and social engineering is the least resistant path for cyber attackers. The classic definition of social engineering is deception aimed to make people do what you want them to do. In the world of cybersecurity, it can be mistakenly opening an email attachment …

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Some Of These Rules Can Be Bent, Others Can Be Broken

Cryptography is a serious topic — a technology based on mathematical foundation posing an ever-growing challenge for attackers. On November 11th, 2016 Motherboard wrote a piece about FBI’s ability to break into suspects’ locked phones. Contrary to FBI’s constant complaints about going dark with strong encryption the actual number of phones they were able to …

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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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What does cross platform mean?

Cross platform is tricky. It seems like a small “technical” buzzword but actually, it is one of the biggest challenges for many technology companies and has different aspects for different people in the organization and outside of it. Developer Point of View It all starts with the fact that applications can potentially be targeted towards …

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Bloggers with money

Yesterday I read about VC invetments in two bloggers – VCs see opportunity in blogosphere and It makes me wonder – if a blogger becomes big and rich (especially in a corporate style as VCs like) would he still blog? Maybe. Dudu

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Why core blogosphere companies are sold too early?

There are rumors nowadays about the possibility of Technorati being sold to Yahoo or Google and the large volume of commenting made me think whether companies such as Bloglines (sold to Ask Jeeves) or now Technorati are looking to exit the game too early. I do think that it all depends on the promise RSS …

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Can Microsoft afford to ignore Linux?

Microsoft completed the acquisition of Sybari Software, their new anti virus and anti spyware line of business – The Windows Observer–Antivirus, Anti-Spyware Strategy Moves Forward for Microsoft. One line from the news caught my eye as something that makes immediate common sense but may not be right strategically after all "Not surprisingly, Microsoft will discontinue …

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