Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Video

Insights From Israel: Ami Daniel, Windward

CEO Details Efforts to Rescue Hostages From Terrorist Attackers
Ami Daniel, CEO, Windward

Following the Oct. 7 terrorist attack on Israel, Ami Daniel got a note from the father of a girl in hiding. Daniel messaged the girl, who said, "Just get me out of here." Daniel's reply: "On it." He shared his efforts to rescue scores of Israeli citizens from hiding places surrounded by terrorists.

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"We ended up saving dozens of families, including that lady," Daniel said. "And it's right now a national, fully operational-scale product that already saved hundreds of people."

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

  • The lasting impact of the terrorist attacks;
  • How he turned crisis into opportunity;
  • His outlook on the ongoing war and resilience.

Daniel founded Windward Ltd. and is chief executive officer and director at the company.

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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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