The facility, powered by the Cyberbit Range platform, will train cyber defenders in preparation for cyberattacks during the 2020 Olympic Games and beyond
Tokyo, Japan – June 15, 2017 – Cyberbit, whose cybersecurity solutions protect the world’s most sensitive networks, and Ni Cybersecurity, the Japanese cybersecurity service provider, have inaugurated today the new Cyber Range training facility in Toranomon, Tokyo. The training center will provide hands-on simulated training for cybersecurity professionals and help address the growing shortage in cybersecurity experts, especially in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games, which are expected to bring with them a sharp rise in the intensity of cyber-attacks. Ni Cybersecurity has conducted preliminary training courses, after which 100% of surveyed trainees responded they would recommend the facility to their colleagues.
The ribbon cutting event was attended by her honorable Mr. Ruth Kahanoff, the 17th ambassador of Israel to Japan, Mrs. Seiko Noda, member of Japan’s House of Representatives and Dr. Hiroshi Ito, Deputy Director-General for Cybersecurity and Information Technology at METI (Ministry Of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan). The Cyber Range training and simulation center in Toranomon, Tokyo, is the first fruit of the recent Cybersecurity cooperation agreement signed by the Japanese and Israeli governments on May 3rd, 2017.
“We invite Japanese enterprises and government agencies to experience a new way to train cyber security professionals and improve their skills.” said Takeshi Mitsuishi, President and CEO of Ni Cybersecurity. “This is another milestone in establishing Ni Cybersecurity as an innovative provider of cybersecurity services in our region, bringing the most relevant and up to date technologies to organizations in Japan.”
The training facility will be powered by the Cyberbit Range, the most widely deployed cybersecurity training and simulation platform. Cyberbit Range enables trainees to practice responding to attacks in real-life settings, including security tools, network architecture and traffic that reflect their actual work environment. The Cyberbit Range provides a rich and up-to-date catalog of simulated attack scenarios, including ransomware, enabling cybersecurity experts trainees to improve their skills and accelerating the onboarding process for new team members. The Cyberbit Range powers cybersecurity training centers in North America, Asia, and Europe.
“Japan is expected to train tens of thousands of new cybersecurity experts while improving the skills of existing ones, all within a very short timeframe,” remarked Cyberbit CEO, Adi Dar. “I am confident the initiative led by Ni Cybersecurity and powered by our Range platform, will contribute to Japan’s cyber readiness for the 2020 Olympic Games, and for years to come.”
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About Ni Cybersecurity
Ni Cybersecurity’s mission is to provide world-leading cyber security solutions from the
United States, United Kingdom, Israel and Ukraine to enterprises and government
authorities in Japan, and be their primary sales representative. Ni Cybersecurity provides
consulting, managed security services and security engineering professional services,
For more information visit http://www.ni-cs.com.
Cyberbit Commercial Solution Ltd. (“Cyberbit”) was created to protect the most high-risk organizations in the world, Cyberbit secures enterprises and critical infrastructure against advanced cyberthreats. The company’s battle-hardened cybersecurity solutions detect, analyze and respond to the most advanced, complex and targeted threats. Cyberbit employs a formidable and diverse team from both the public and private sector, including PhDs, hackers, former CISOs and SOC managers, as well as seasoned veterans of the intelligence and military communities. With offices in Texas, Munich and Israel, and presence worldwide, Cyberbit is a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) and has more than 500 personnel in the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about how Cyberbit maximizes protection against today’s signature-less threats, visit www.cyberbit.com.
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