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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 11, 2021



(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


Israel   000-26495   Not applicable
(State or other jurisdiction of   (Commission file number)   (I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)       Identification No.)


10 Ha-Menofim St., 5th Floor    
Herzliya, Israel   4672561
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)



(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of Each Class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Ordinary Shares, par value ILS 0.15 per share   CYRN   Nasdaq Capital Market


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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(e)  On August 11, the Board of Directors and Compensation Committee of Cyren Ltd. (the “Company”) approved the Company’s revised Executive Compensation Policy (the “Revised Policy”) to replace the Company’s 2018 Executive Compensation Policy. While the Revised Policy was not approved by the requisite shareholder approval at the 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, under the Israeli Companies Law, the Revised Policy may be adopted if the Company’s Compensation Committee and Board of Directors determine that approval of the Revised Policy is in the best interests of the Company. On August 11, 2021, the Company’s Compensation Committee and Board determined that the Revised Policy was in the best interests of the Company. The material terms of the Revised Policy are summarized on pages 23-24 of the Company’s proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 3, 2021, which description is incorporated by reference herein. This description of the Revised Policy is qualified in its entirety by reference to the actual terms of the Revised Policy, which is being filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.


Exhibit No.   Description of Exhibits
10.1   Executive Compensation Policy (incorporated by reference to Annex B to the Proxy Statement filed June 3, 2021).
104   Cover Page Interactive File (the cover page tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document).






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Date: August 25, 2021 /s/ Kenneth Tarpey
  Kenneth Tarpey
  Chief Financial Officer