National Cyber Bureau of Israel Names Yigal Unna To Top Post

Job Appointments | December 29, 2017 By:

Yigal Unna has been named to head Israel’s National Cyber Bureau, pending government approval.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the appointment in a brief statement  “Yigal has vast experience in cyber-related fields and in the defense establishment. I am confident his rich experience will contribute a lot,” Netanyahu said.

Unna, 46, is currently the head of the Cyber Technologies Unit and has served in a series of roles in Israel’s defense establishment.

The National Cyber Bureau of Israel works on national defense strategy and maintains a cyber situation room tasked with sharing information between the defense community and the public/private sector.

It also establishes cross-industry and industry-specific regulation in cooperation with government offices, and also develops information-sharing with friendly international countries.