CyberArk wins Best APT Protection in SC Awards Europe 2014
Earlier this month, CyberArk was selected as best advanced persistent threat protection at the SC Awards Europe 2014. The Israeli cyber-security software startup was selected from a select group of finalists representing the information security industry. CyberArk was also ranked ‘highly commended’ in the identity management category. To read more about CyberArk and the SC Awards, click here.
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New Israeli app for special-needs communication
Ola Mundo, “Hello, World” in Portuguese, is a new iPad and iPhone app that is revolutionizing communication between special-needs children and their families. The app developer, Ofir Harel, was inspired by his own personal journey as the father of a son with autism. The idea is to enable children who lack verbal skills to be able to send and receive messages — the way everybody else does on their mobile devices – by applying pictorial symbols. To read more, click here.
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