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Idan Cohen has been in the cyber security field for over 12 years, long before the term cyber became a buzz word. His career started with 5 years in the IDF, where he had multiple hacking positions and was mainly busy with penetration testing and security consulting. After his release from the army he joined Bugsec, Israel's largest hacking security agency, where he designed and infiltrate security architectures and managed cyber operations. As CTO, he acquired vast experience in offensive and defensive security mechanisms, phishing and DDOS simulations. Last year he joined forces with hacker Ysrael Gurt, who was one of the best hackers in his team on Bugsec; Together they started "ad-venture", which is an anti-ad-blocking company with a strong connection to security. In this article, he lays out the challenges of advertisers from the security perspective, and reveals the problematic nature of ad-blockers. 
CitizenVPN was founded by Tobias Skytte in 2 locations: Denmark, his home country where data privacy is taken very seriously, and Nassau, where he can comfortably avoid the EU logging directive. Tobias strongly believes in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and we certainly share the sentiment. In this exclusive interview he shares his views on free VPN, lifetime plans and data retention. In 5 words: It's worse than you think!
Firmitas cyber solutions is a technology company founded in 2014 by a team of industry veterans with extensive experience both in the technology and business worlds. They specialize in providing adaptable operational cyber-defense solutions that protect connected systems, and specifically mission-critical systems. In this interview, Gil Keini talks about the difference between device-based and network-based security, and explains why your devices are more important than your data.
  vpnMentor: Please tell us about your personal background and the companies you’re involved in. Lets not start in the middle ages, we’ll start when I got out of the military and founded a company which ended up being Terrogence in 2004. Terrogence took it upon itself to look for intelligence in the open web,...
Illusive Networks is an AI-driven Deception Management System (DMS) that creates deceptions based on continuous, real-time environment analysis. By understanding users and roles, this advanced technology automatically tailors deceptions to each specific node and user. We sat down with CEO Ofer Israeli for a fascinating talk about the company's proactive approach to cyber attacks.
Unauthorized Access: The Crisis in Online Privacy and Security is an outstanding piece of work by computer security and law experts Robert H. Sloan and Richard Warner. The book proposes specific solutions to public policy issues pertaining to online privacy and security. Requiring no technical or legal expertise, the book explains complicated concepts in clear, straightforward language. In this blog post, the 2 authors give vpnMentor readers a sneak preview to the 11th chapter of their book.
TitanGrid was founded by a group of cyber security classmates, who decided to combine their skills in technology, sales and law, to provide a social assessment mechanism that helps businesses and individuals to reduce their digital footprint. In this article i've interviewed CEO Aleks Koha to find out what is it that makes certain people particularly prone to attacks, and what they can do about it.
Rick McElroy, security strategist for Carbon Black and an enthusiast cyber security lecturer, has more than 18 years of experience in educating and advising various organizations on reducing their risk posture and tackling tough security challenges. In this quick interview he discusses the difference between securing a government organization and a private enterprise, and explains why labeling the election system as critical infrastructure is the best thing that happened to America.
Deceptive Bytes was established last year by 3 brothers, to develop an effective solution against unknown and sophisticated malware, using deception technology. We spoke to CTO Avi Lamay to talk about this promising technology, and hear his views on data security. 
Dan Gurghian is one of three managing partners and founders who stand behind ibVPN, a privately owned company based in Romania that offers affordable VPN and SmartDNS services to clients world-wide. In this interview he explains the differences between VPN and SmartDNS, and reveals a painful truth about content censorship in China.