Amir Ofek came from the renowned 8200 unit in the IDF, where he served for 5 years as the head of a large department, and led courses on IT and information security. After leaving the army, Amir held several executive roles in large high tech companies in Israel. As part of his career path, Amir turned to venture capital where he identified the potential in CyberInt. Following the investment he was involved with the company as a board director, taking up the role of CEO 12 months ago. In this interview he explains why going beyond the perimeter and gathering intelligence is the way forward for protecting your brand.
GuardKnox, an automotive cyber security provider, protects the users of connected vehicles against threats that can endanger their physical safety, as well as the safety of their personal information. GuardKnox’s team brings over two decades of experience in providing hardware and software-based cyber security solutions to Israeli Air Force systems. The team shares the core values of the Israeli Air Force and is committed to supplying solutions which protect the automotive industry from the most critical cyber threats. We had the honor and pleasure to speak with CEO Moshe Shlisel about some of the most challenging aspects of the Automotive industry today, and discussed how they can be resolved with proper cyber security.
Dr. Mark Ciampa is an Associate Professor of Information Systems in the Gordon Ford College of Business at Western Kentucky University.  Prior to this he was an Associate Professor and served as the Director of Academic Computing at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee for 20 years. Mark has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for the U.S. Postal Service, the Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service, and the University of Tennessee.  He has published 17 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is also the author of over 23 technology textbooks, including Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals 5ed, CWNA Guide to Wireless LANs 2ed, Guide to Wireless Communications, Security Awareness: Applying Practical Security In Your World 5ed, and Networking BASICS. Dr. Ciampa holds a PhD in technology management with a specialization in digital communication systems from Indiana State University and also has certifications in Security+ and HIT. We've had the pleasure of chatting with Mr. Ciampa about his work, followed by a sneak preview to his latest book CompTIA Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals.
vpnMentor: What’s brought you to develop mailbox.org? We started with encryption and privacy back in 1989, when only few people even knew what e-mail was. Since then, much has changed in the world of tele-communications, but unfortunately, the issue of privacy continues to be a burning issue for users worldwide. People always argue that encryption...
A long time ago, Basil Philipsz has founded Distributed Management Systems (DMS), which started originally as a software house doing small jobbing contracts. One of those projects was a physical access control system in which they were successful at protecting the Port of Dover by setting up a system of magnetic stripe cards for internal Users, such as the Police and Customs authority, to access the port. That triggered his interest in access security, so he embarked on a set of inventions, 4 of which particularly underpin the CASQUE SNR technology. In this interview Basil Philipsz reveals the ins and outs of this operation.
BolehVPN is a Seychelle based VPN provider that offers some advanced features, such as traffic obfuscation and military grade encryption. In this interview, we spoke to Reuben, co founder at BolehVPN, to hear his views on the state of internet privacy in 2017.
Biowatch is a startup company that's all about securing your personal assets without compromising your convenience. Using a tiny device that attaches to your watch strip and recognizes your vein pattern, you could exempt yourself from ever having to enter a password again, and that's only the beginning. With the rapid emerging of IoT into our lives, Biowatch could be protecting your car, computer, bank account and even your entire home. We spoke with CEO Matthias Vanoni to learn how it works.
WebARX is a cyber security firm focused on providing digital agencies with Website firewall, uptime monitoring and domain reputation checks for their entire web portfolio. In this interview, CEO Oliver Sild lays out the problem with automated website attacks, and overviews what the WebARX solution is all about.
Starting PageSeal, our main vision was to create a product that allows eCommerce websites to protect their customers from unnecessary distractions and increase their trust. How prevalent is browser spam? There’s not one number to point out, because it varies greatly depending on the demographics of the target audience. You can have 5% of your...
Established in 2001, CalCom provides solutions for configuration hardening automation, helping IT teams to enforce and manage security baselines for large server environments in a cost-effective fashion. In this blog post we've interviewed Calcom's business development manager Roy Ludmir to hear what CalCom is all about.