Tel Aviv, Israel: Team8 Group’s Annual CISO Summit, the flagship event of their CISO Village, will be held this week in Tel Aviv. Over 130 senior cyber executives from leading enterprises are meeting in Israel, including representatives from Oracle, Walmart, Microsoft, BNY Mellon, General Motors, Danone, Schneider Electric, Repsol, and Unilever, among others.
Notable speakers at the conference include senior executives and government officials from the global and local cyber sectors including Chris Inglis, the recently retired National Cyber Director of the White House; Yossi Cohen, Former Head of the Mossad; Aviv Kohavi, Former Chief of Staff of the IDF, as well as C-level executives from a number of prominent organizations and companies.
The weeklong event will include peer-to-peer discussions around this year’s theme, ‘Resilience’, primers on Generative AI, and a unique ‘War Room’ simulation of a cyber attack. One of the summit highlights will be a conversation with Joe Sullivan, the former CISO of Uber, who will be making his first public appearance since being convicted in a high-profile industry case.
The guests will also take part in an ‘Innovation Night’ alongside leading Israeli startups in the cybersecurity sector, including Gem Security, Ox Security, Talon Cyber Security, Dig, Ionix, Transmit Security, Seemplicity, Astrix, Torq, Silverfort and Salt Security. They will also enjoy a series of dinners and receptions with prominent business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs in the Israeli high-tech industry.
Nadav Zafrir, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Team8 speaking ahead of the summit, added, “We are proud to host a global summit of cyber leaders in Israel which will take place over a week of learning, connections, and inspiration. Today’s dynamic geopolitical reality, along with technological advancements, primarily in Generative AI, will change the world as we know it and create multifaceted challenges and opportunities requiring collaboration, speed, flexibility, and creativity on a daily basis”.
The conclusion of the summit will culminate with ‘Rethink: Optimism,’ Team8’s official opening event of Tel Aviv University’s Cyber Week in Israel. The event will be hosted by Team8 together with industry partners Deloitte, Meitar Law Firm, Discount Tech, and Dave Dewalt’s Night-Dragon, which recently opened an office in Israel. Among the speakers at the event will be Jeffrey Katzenberg, Co-founder and Managing Partner at WndrCo, former founder of DreamWorks Animation Studios, and former Chairman of The Walt Disney Company; and Tal Ben-Shahar, Harvard University Professor on Happiness, Best-Selling Author, and Global Expert on Happiness and Positivity.
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