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Israel's cyber sector blooms in the desert

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 05:50
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Beersheba (background) aims to be Israel's cyber capital, especially since the creation of its industrial park CyberSpark.

Beersheba, Israel

A MODERN metropolis rising from Israel's Negev desert stands on the frontline of a global war against hacking and cybercrime, fulfilling an ambition of the country's founding father.

David Ben Gurion famously said he wanted to make the Negev bloom. Today, in the