Israel’s famed 8200 cyber-security military unit is a crucible for the creation of leading-edge cyber security products. That is hardly surprising; there is unlikely to be any country, organization or enterprise that has a larger attack vector than Israel — be it physical or virtual. And given that the vast majority of young people in Israel need to perform compulsory military service, you have a massive amount of talent coming through the unit. At the other end of that many 8200 veterans go on to become a part of commercial cyber-security companies.

One company that has come out of the broader Israeli cyber-security space is Dome9. Dome9 is a public cloud security and compliance vendor which is focused on the orchestration of security policies, risk visualization and threat remediation. The company covers a number of different public clouds including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Windows Azure, and IBM Softlayer.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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