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How to develop the best defence mechanisms

Ireland has a lot to learn from Israel when it comes to defending ourselves from cyber attacks, writes Seán Pattwell

29th September, 2019
Seán Pattwell, managing director and founder of CW8 Communications

I recently travelled to Israel to attend the annual Cybertech conference. There, I met with the global leaders in that space, mostly Israeli companies. Israel has carved out an absolute niche in cyber defence, given the geopolitical tensions of that region and the churn of talent they produce through their defence forces ecosystem.

Before I went, I read the book Start-Up Nation. It spells out the recipe to Israel’s success. Cynics will describe it as...

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