Closing event of the 1. German-Israeli Partnership-Accelerators

10/01/2018

Young Cybersecurity talents present new product ideas of Cybersecurity zeigen neue Produktideen zur Cyber­sicher­heit

With the presentation of new Cybersecurity developments the first run of the Hessian-Israeli Partnership-Accelerator (HIPA) closed at the 9th, January. At the closing event at the Hessischen Landesvertretung in Berlin the participating project teams presented their new possible solutions for the quality control of Cloud-services, for the security of Internet infrastructures as well as for the resistance against spam attacks and Denial-of-Service attacks against e-mail accounts. HIPA is the first and only German-Israeli Accelerator with the main emphasis on Cybersecurity.

The project teams consist of Cybersecurity talents of both countries, who are solving the most important problems of the daily business. Thereby the Accelerator combines Startup cultures with the force of the Cyber-Nation Israel and the German Applied Research in the area of Cybersecurity. Research partner of the first run of were Allianz and Cisco, who were also involved in the final evaluation of the project results. A tool, which makes the Internet infrastructures more secure, was awarded. Other project teams developed a quality check for Cloud services or concerned themselves with a quality check of spam filters or rather with botnet based attacks on e-mail inboxes.

HIPA is a joined activity of Fraunhofer SIT and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The next run starts in the second half of 2018. Further information at www.cybertech.fraunhofer.de, application is possible from now on.

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