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The Israeli cyber 'rock star' conquers Dubai - voila! native


The Cyber ​​Nations Championship was held in Dubai under the leadership of the entrepreneur Doron Amir. 100 hackers from 24 nations took part in the competition

At any given moment in Israel there are dozens and hundreds of cyber attacks by terrorist, economic and computer crime elements, against institutions and organizations in Israel from the security system, banks and hospitals to municipalities, business companies and private individuals.

Cyber ​​challenges are one of the biggest threats to Israel and the world.

Alongside cyber attacks, a civil army is quietly being built to protect the citizens with over 200,000 'good' hackers.

Leading cyber people and hackers from countries such as Malaysia, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Dubai, Israel, the United Arab Emirates and more came together on one stage.

The hackers faced the most advanced cyber challenges in the world.

Challenges countries and organizations face today in cyber attacks in the fields of ransom for hospitals, banking and finance, autonomous cars and the world of aviation.

If for a moment we can imagine the situation that best illustrates one of the successes of the Abraham Accords between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, in the heart of Dubai, in Burj Khalifa, a cyber competition was held with 100 participants, from Syria, Lebanon and Pakistan alongside Israeli geniuses, conducted by an Israeli cyber company in the presence of the former head of the Mossad and deputy The head of the Shin Bet, the former head of Israel's national cyber headquarters, and Israel's ambassador to the Emirates with the support of Dubai's 'cyber' minister.

If all this is not enough, for the first time there is a giant representation towering over the entire height of Burj Khalifa, in which an Israeli company is mentioned, we were probably You have to be there, believe it's happening.

From the outskirts of Israel to New York and Dubai

Doron Amir

, a cyber entrepreneur and unicorn, led competitions in Sde Boker, Kiryat Ata, Kiryat Shmona, New York, and Dubai, and promotes his vision of instilling cyber education values ​​and promoting technology and innovation among diverse populations in Israel and around the world.

Amir, he is an entrepreneur in every inch of his body, as soon as he realized the threat to citizens from cyber attacks, he decided to form an army of 'good' hackers who will fight and protect citizens from all over the world against malicious attacks by negative elements. Since he founded the Israeli cyber company about a year ago, he creates A network of international collaborations with governments, organizations and companies that want to take part in the world-wide project 'the best for cyber'.

The winner of the first place in the competition (photo: official website, photo - Yossi Aloni)

10,000 participants from all over the world applied for the competition, several months ago through a dedicated application to which competitors from all over the world registered.

In Israel, there were several competitions, the Israel Championship which was held in Tel Aviv and the Cyber ​​Championship in the North, where Tzach Fahima, one of the hottest names in the growing cyber world in Israel, won first place.

100 participants finally reached the competition in Dubai, who won the first places in their countries.

For the first time in the world for the Cyber ​​Nations World Championship in collaboration with the Emirati government and an Israeli cyber company.

Hackers from Israel, Malaysia, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, India, and Mexico sat shoulder to shoulder on one stage.

In this important event that put Israeli cyber on the map and received a rare and unique cooperation with the Emirati government, the senior officials of the security and cyber establishment in Israel took part:

Danny Yatom

, Major General

and R. the former Mossad;

Yigal Ona

, former R. of the cyber system,

Yair (Roli) Sagi

, former head of the Shin Bet;

Amir Hayek

, Israeli Ambassador to the Emirates; Liron Zaslansky, the Consulate General in Dubai and more. The

first place in the amount of $100,000 was won by Sam Lee from Malaysia, who lives in New York where he works as a security engineer In Amazon. All the winners of the first ten places secured their place to participate in the finals of the World Cyber ​​Championship to be held in March in Dubai, at the annual cyber conference in Dubai, GISEC Global, where the world cyber champion will be announced and will win a prize of one million dollars.

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Hackers from Syria, Lebanon and Israel unite together (photo: official website, photo: Yossi Aloni)

Doron Amir, founder of 'The Good for Cyber' (Photo: Yossi Aloni)

At the end of the event, a rare audiovisual show took place when a video illustrating the rare collaboration between Israeli society and the United Arab Emirates was projected onto the Burj Khalifa tower, the tallest building in the world.

It is an extremely rare event that the Emirati government allows non-Emirati organizations to broadcast on the Burj Khalifa.

For the first time: a representative of an Israeli company combined with the Emirates symbol on the Burj Khalifa (photo: Yossi Aloni)

Doron Amir

, founder of 'Hatobim Lat Cyber' and CEO of Saitaka: "The collaboration with the UAE government is a realization of the Abrahamic agreements and an expression of trust, support and a common vision of positive cyber against all threats in the field.

Recruiting all the hackers all over the world together with cyber programmers who help to strengthen the manpower in the field of cyber and security, allow us together to raise security issues and defense improvements by participating in the cyber championships on an international stage."

Dr. Mohammed Al Kuwaiti

, head of the Emirates cyber system UAE: "This is a unique and amazing event that reflects the common interests of the two countries. Two years ago such events could not take place, today we are working together on a common goal of protecting against cyber attacks. We need to develop these skills and need more cyber people and championships like that of Saitaka brings about an overall development of the field"

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Doron Amir, founder of the 'Good for Cyber' and CEO of Saitaka with Dr. Mohammed Al Kuwaiti, head of the cyber system of the UAE (photo: official website, photo - Yossi Aloni)

The hackers from Israel and the United Arab Emirates, shoulder to shoulder, crack down on technological challenges (Photo: Official website, Photo: Yossi Aloni)

Yigal Ona, the former head of the cyber system with Dr. Mohammed Al Kawaithi, the head of the cyber system of the Emirates (photo: official website, photo: Yossi Aloni)

Major General

Danny Yatom

, former Rabbi of the Mossad: "Israel must be at the forefront of defensive cyber technology. As a country that is frequently attacked by its enemies, a company like Saitaka, which brings an innovative model that both produces knowledge sharing and develops defensive tools, is at the forefront of the next war in the cyber arena." .

Yigal Ona, former head of the cyber system

: "Israel is frequently targeted by countries and organizations as a target for cyber attacks. It is impossible to defeat cyber alone. Only with an international sharing of knowledge, security, experience and technology can we defeat the attackers together. The model developed by Saitaka to create cooperative Transcontinental action to promote defensive positive cyber is a force multiplier for Israel and the world. Only by developing advanced technological tools that are based on the distribution and sharing of knowledge between global positive factors can we continue to lead the ongoing warfare in the cyber field."

Saitaka is an Israeli cyber unicorn company that promotes positive cyber and has already held cyber championships in New York, Dubai, Sde Boker, Kiryat Ata, Kiryat Shmona and more.

and is engaged in promoting technology and innovation among diverse populations in Israel and around the world.

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Source: walla

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