Meet Some Of The Emerging Israeli Cybersecurity Firms

Many are borne out of the entrepreneurial spirit of the Israel Defense Force’s Cyber Intelligence Unit 8200. Could any other nation keep up? PreviousNext

If it seems to you like a hot new cybersecurity company springs out of Israel every week, you’re not far off. Israel is now the world’s second-largest exporter of cybersecurity products and services–second only to the US–with exports that grew from $3 billion to $6 billion in just a few years. The secret to its success: military experience. While the technology varies, many if not most of the newest companies have one thing in common: they were founded by veterans of the Israel Defense Force’s (IDF) elite cyberintelligence Unit 8200.

“Last year, there were 16 Israeli companies on the Cybersecurity 500 list of the world’s

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