Cybertech Tokyo: Thousands Attend Japan’s Largest Cyber Event

Major cooperation agreements between Israeli and Japanese organizations were signed and announced at the two-day event, which brought together hundreds of government officials, senior executives, and leading decision-makers from around the world

Prof. Ari Shamis, CEO of Assuta Medical Centers

Cybertech Tokyo 2019 drew thousands of people from around the world to the Japanese capital. The two-day event featured presentations from leading government officials, industry and academic experts, and panel discussions on a variety of cyber topics.

The event consisted of attendance by a wide range of delegates and representatives from international governments and embassies around the world, as well as senior executives in the cyber domain. As in every Cybertech event, leading companies and promising startups showcased their technologies and innovations.

Dozens of Israeli officials and executives arrived at Cybertech Tokyo, and major cooperation agreements between Israeli and Japanese organizations were signed and announced at the event.

Among these collaborations was a cybersecurity cooperation agreement between Japanese health insurance group Sompo Risk Management and Assuta Medical Centers of Israel. In the context of the agreement, Israeli solutions will be incorporated in the cybersecurity systems of hospitals in Japan.

The event served as an excellent opportunity for industry professionals in the region to learn about the latest technologies, solutions, and threats facing the cyber arena. 


Photography: Mark Oxley

You might be interested also

Libya's rival leaders at an International Conference on Libya in Paris, May 2018 (Photo: AP)

Analysis: The Outcome of the Berlin Conference

The Berlin Conference was aimed at mustering international support for a political solution in Libya. Will it ultimately be nothing more than another conference that failed to end the conflict? Or did it lay the groundwork for an eventual peaceful resolution?