US Deputy Secretary to Promote US-Israeli Cybersecurity Partnership

July 10, 2015

The United States has been confronting cybersecurity issues film company Sony Pictures was hacked late last year.

“On July 16, Deputy Secretary Mayorkas will participate in a signing ceremony in Tel Aviv to promote cooperation on cybersecurity with Israel and joint cyber research and development.”

Concerns have been heightened in the United States since the massive data breach of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), which compromised the personal information of more than 25 million current and former US federal government employees. Affected individuals include applicants for security clearances and their listed references.

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