Diplomat touts Israel as cybersecurity pioneer

March 23, 2016

Israel’s consul general, Ido Aharoni, told a New Jersey gathering of some 600 counterterrorism and law enforcement officials that his country is pioneering new weapons on the “modern battlefield” of war in the digital age.

He spoke March 18 at “Global Threats, Local Response,” a conference of the NJ Office of Homeland Security at the Hyatt Regency in Princeton.

Speaking broadly about its unique role in the multinational fight against terrorism, Aharoni said Israel “has had to develop innovative solutions to wide-ranging obstacles over time. The necessity to produce out-of-the-box solutions to national challenges — whether it’s in water resource technology, security, or agricultural sustainability — has led to an immense creative spirit making Israel one of the most innovative countries on earth.”


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