Hundreds of foreign delegations, representatives of multinational corporations and foreign investors are heading to Tel Aviv for this year’s Cybertech 2017 conference, set for January 30-February 1 at the Israel Trade Fairs & Convention Center.

Cybertech in Tel Aviv is the second-largest conference and exhibition of cyber technologies in the world.

Prominent international speakers in the field of cybersecurity will present alongside an exhibition hosting over 250 companies and 100 startups showing innovative problem-solving strategies and solutions to challenges faced by sectors including finance, defense, transportation, utilities, R&D, energy, manufacturing, service sectors, health, media, government, and more.

The latest cyber-related technological developments will the focus of the event.

In addition to the talks, the event will showcase an Israeli startup pavilion with 100 different presentations by cyber companies, a hacker zone which will include an IoT hacking challenge, unique cyber-themed escape rooms, a Start Up competition and more.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who launched the Israel National Cyber authority devoted entirely to cyber warfare, will open the Cybertech Conference as the keynote speaker.

In late 2016, the Ministry of Defense’s International Defense Cooperation Directorate (SIBAT) announced that 2017 will be Israel’s year of cybersecurity exports.

“We identified specific opportunities and needs in more than 20 countries around the world, with which SIBAT has close ties. We are centralizing a special effort to connect the amazing abilities of Israel’s cyber industries to the needs of our friends around the world,” said SIBAT Director Mishel Ben Baruch.