Mandi Kogosowski

A worker picks apples in the Golan Heights. Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israel has a food security problem, which affects its national security

This according to the Head of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee, MP Ram Ben Barak, following a special discussion on the matter. Dr. Dorit Adler, President of the Israeli Forum for Sustainable Nutrition, spoke with Israel Defense about local agriculture as a key pillar of national resilience, and the importance of preparing for long-term crises

An example of what currently appears on the landing pages of the blocked Iranian sites. Screenshot from the Press TV website  

US blocks dozens of Iranian media websites 

Against the backdrop of the faltering nuclear negotiations and the election of a new Iranian president, the Department of State announced that the websites' operation constitutes a violation of American sanctions, and accused Iran of carrying out disinformation campaigns 

The heads of the NATO member states on Monday in Brussels. Photo: Jacques Witt/Pool ABACAPRESS.COM 

NATO increases efforts to eliminate cybercrime

At a summit held one day the G7 one, it was decided to adopt a comprehensive new policy on the issue, and discussions were held regarding the invocation of NATO's Article 5, under which the alliance treats an attack on one member state as an attack on all  

The G-7 leaders meeting in Cornwall on Sunday. Photo: REUTERS/Phil Noble/Pool

G7 leaders unite against Russian ransomware attacks 

In the joint statement issued at the end of the summit, the leaders of the seven wealthiest countries in the world demanded Russia to identify and disrupt ransomware criminal networks operating from within its borders, and hold those networks accountable for their actions

The prime minister of Italy, Mario Draghi. Photo: REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Italy establishes national cyber agency

PM Draghi warned that the level of Russian interference online "has become truly alarming", while the Minister of Innovation said that 95% of public administration servers do not have adequate protection