You are here

Cyber-city rises from the desert in Israel

Some of nation's top talent from military, academia and business will be based here

BT_20160516_CPTECH16_2281439.jpg
In global private investment into cybersecurity firms, Israel is second only to the US, with half a billion dollars flowing to the sector annually.

Beersheba, Israel

HERE in the middle of the Negev Desert, a cyber-city is rising to cement Israel's place as a major digital power. The new development, an outcropping of glass and steel, will concentrate some of the country's top talent from the military, academia and business in an area