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Ex-Mossad chief joins Israeli cybersecurity firm NanoLock

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Former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo is joining Israeli cybersecurity startup NanoLock as a member of the company’s security advisory board, the company announced Monday.

NanoLock said in a statement that Pardo’s view of the cyberthreat landscape “aligns” well with the company and the former Mossad head, who served from 2006-2011, will be “instrumental in fueling continued growth in the US, Europe, and Japan, where the company has recently signed deals with major new customers.”

Founded in 2017, NanoLock secured connected devices for industrial and critical infrastructure companies like energy, water, and transportation firms, often state-owned. The Hod Hasharon-based company says it works with partners in Japan, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands, India, Singapore, Israel, and the US.

“Cyberattacks are incredibly dangerous because you can destroy infrastructure for a very cheap price without a single bullet or rocket,” Pardo said in the statement. It is “so crucial we develop solutions that comprehensively block the hackers from executing their........

© The Times of Israel

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