Main Plenary

Monday, June 20, 2016

08:00-09:00 Registration & Gathering
09:00-11:00 Greetings & Opening Remarks

Conference Moderator: Menny Barzilay, Strategic Advisor, Blavatnik ICRC; CEO, FortyTwo


Conference Chairman: Major Gen. (Ret.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel, Head of the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center (ICRC); Chairman, Yuval Ne'eman Workshop for Science, Technology & Security, Tel Aviv University


Gili Drob-Heistein, Manager, Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center (ICRC), Tel Aviv University


Prof. Joseph Klafter, President, Tel Aviv University


Dr. Eviatar Matania, Head of the Israel National Cyber Directorate


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


Alejandro N. Mayorkas, Deputy Secretary, Homeland Security, USA


MK Ayelet Shaked, Minister of Justice 

Zhao Zeliang, Director General, Bureau of Cyber Security, CAC

 11:00-12:15 First Session: >>>Cyber Fast Forward >>>

Chair: Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk, General Manager, Azure Cybersecurity, Microsoft


Harnessing the Power of Collective Ingenuity

Omar Abbosh, Chief Strategy Officer, Accenture


Staying One Step Ahead in Cyber Security
Gil Shwed
, Founder and CEO, Check Point Software Technologies


Changing the Game with Cognitive Security

Caleb Barlow, Vice President, IBM Security

Cybersecurity – The Mission has Changed

Udi Mokady, Founder, President and CEO, CyberArk 

12:15-13:15 Second Session: Spotlight on Cyber Innovation

Chair: Dr. Dorit Dor, Vice President of Products, Check Point Software Technologies

Bharat Shah, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure


Nadav Zafrir, Co-Founder, CEO, Team8

Dr. Douglas Maughan, CSD Director, Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency, USA

 13:15-14:00  Lunch & Networking
 14:00-15:00 Third Session: Building Cyber, Protecting Infrastructure (Panel)

Moderator: Kim Zetter, Investigative Journalist & Author, Wired


Richard Puckett, Senior Director, Security Operations & Cyber Intelligence, General Electric

Mark Gazit, CEO, ThetaRay


Terry Roberts, Founder and President, Whitehawk


Dr. Dimitri Kusnezov, Chief Scientist, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy (DOE), USA 

15:00-16:00 Forth Session: Cyber in Motion

Chair: Matan Scharf, Strategic Advisor, Blavatnik ICRC; Cyber Security Specialist, Researcher and Entrepreneur


Is Modern Air Travel Cyber (in)secure ?
Esti Peshin
, Director of the Cyber Programs, Israeli Aerospace Industries


Smart Cars: Opportunities & Cyber Risks
Arik Mimran, General Manager, Vice President of Engineering, Qualcomm


All your Wheaties Belong to us. Removing the Basics that Humans Need for Survival
Chris Roberts, CSH and Senior Consultant, Sentinel Global


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