Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks , Fraud Management & Cybercrime

Insights From Israel: Chen Shmilo, 8200 Alumni Association

CEO on Resilience and Supporting War Against Terrorist Groups
Chen Shmilo, CEO, 8200 Alumni Association

When asked what has changed most since Oct. 7, Chen Shmilo, CEO of Israel's 8200 Alumni Association, said "trust." Trust in leadership has changed, but trust in society and its power to be resilient has been renewed, he said. "In these darkest times, some things might even change for the better."

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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Shmilo discussed:

  • The lasting impact of the Oct. 7 attacks;
  • How tech companies such as his are supporting the war effort;
  • His message to employees, customers and global partners.

Shmilo is Fulbright's Humphrey Fellowship alumnus and an 8200 veteran with a visionary and strategic mindset. He is passionate about impact-tech startups and social change, and he believes in the power of global connectivity, creativity and adaptability to reach new heights.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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