Israel Launches National Cyber-Defence Authority 2014-10-03 10:38:34 / CONFERENCES

Prime Minister of Israel Binyamin Netanyahu announced the establishment of a National Authority for Cyber Defense, Agence France-Presse reports.

The new authority will be headed by Dr. Eviatar Mattaniah, head of the cyber-defense staff, and will be responsible for the protection of Israeli civilians against cyber attacks. 

Netanyahu's decision takes the already extensive work and thorough preparation to protect Israel's cyberspace against terror several steps further, drafting leading experts in the field to coordinate and lead the entire Israeli cyber-defense team.

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