According to a new report on Tuesday Israel is woefully unprepared for the “dramatic uptick” in cyber threats confronting it. The statement was in a summary of the report which mostly deals with economic issues, but also touched on cyber threats, while keeping most of the cyber section classified.

Shapira explained that more and more of the country relies on electronic platforms which are vulnerable to cyber attack. He referred to the recent worldwide massive cyber hacks and possibly to the cyber hacking interference in the US presidential election to show the increasing volume and sophistication of the attacks. READ MORE