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Mandi Kogosowski

"It's an honor to host the Israeli Cybertech conference in Dubai, to meet our brothers"

The head of the UAE cyber directorate, Dr. Mohamed al-Kuwaiti, made the comments in a joint interview with his Israeli counterpart Yigal Unna several days before the opening of the conference that will focus on developing opportunities and deepening cybersecurity cooperation between the two countries 

The Australian Parliament. Photo from the official website

Cyberattack against Parliament, TV network in Australia

The news broadcasts of Channel Nine from Sydney were disrupted over the weekend in what is described as largest cyberattack ever carried out against an Australian media company. Meanwhile, the Australian Parliament's e-mail system was taken offline to protect it from another attack

Members of the Rohingya minority of Myanmar. Photo: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development office Flickr/ commons.wikimedia/org

“It is only a matter of time until a genocide survivor sues an Israeli defense company”

Attorney Eitay Mack, who dedicates his life to greater public oversight of Israel’s military export, and to exposing alleged arms and technology deals with dark regimes, explains to Israel Defense that if the current path continues, the country could find itself in a lot of trouble

The Barakah nuclear power station. Photo: Wikiemirati – Own work, commons.wikimedia.org

UAE to host international nuclear emergency exercise

The IAEA's most comprehensive emergency exercise, involving more than 170 countries, will take place later this year. The exercise is to be held at the Barakah nuclear power station that started to generate electricity last summer 

The MoU signing ceremony on Monday in Nicosia, Cyprus. Photo: Israeli Energy Ministry Spokespersons Office

Connecting to Europe: Israel to lay world's longest subsea power cable 

The energy ministers of Israel, Cyprus and Greece signed a memorandum of understanding in Nicosia to lay the EuroAsia interconnector, which will be placed in the Mediterranean with a length of about 1,500 km and a maximum depth of 2,700 meters, and connect the electricity networks of the three countries