Microsoft and Akamai, the content delivery network (CDN) provider, announced that they are partnering to help early-stage IT security start-ups in Israel bring their innovations to market by kicking off the country’s first security accelerator. Also lending a hand is Jerusalem Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. The security-focused program is based in the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Tel Aviv. Participants will have access to mentor-ship opportunities, free tools and resources. Continue reading the full story on eWeek.