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BGU and Israel’s National Cyber Infrastructure

BGU and Israel’s National Cyber Infrastructure

April 24, 2021 - Summarized from GBP Aerospace & Defense

Homeland & Cyber Security

GBP Aerospace & Defense – IAI to Lead Israel’s National Cyber Infrastructure Center for ITS

Envisioning Israels’ National Cyber Infrastructure Center for Intelligent Traffic & Transportation Services (ITS)

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has announced that it will lead a consortium of companies to establish and operate Israel’s National Cyber Infrastructure Center for Intelligent Traffic & Transportation Systems (ITS)

The consortium, led by IAI, includes Enigmatos, Alstom and IBI Group, as well as the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, as a strategic partner.

The consortium will work in cooperation with the Israeli Ministry of Transportation, the Ayalon Highways Company and Israel’s National Cyber Directorate and the new center will be located in the city of Beersheba.

Esti Peshin, IAI’s Cyber Division GM said, “Both Smart Transportation and Cyber-security today are fast growing markets that must be developed in tandem in order to ensure comfort, efficiency and safety on the roads. With a wide range of tailored operational solutions and state-of-the-art technologies in all arenas in cyber, IAI is focusing on developing and deploying national level cyber resiliency solutions as part of our turnkey systems to our customers worldwide.

The new centre will simulate a future transportation space, combining a range of transportation means and infrastructure activity.

Professor Dan Blumberg

Professor Dan Blumberg

Prof. Dan Blumberg, University Vice-President for Regional and Industrial Development, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev said,  “The University sees IAI as a strategic partner in building the new innovation district and as happy to partner with IAI on the creation of the Smart Mobility Cyber Lab. The University plans to organize joint workshops, lead various research proposals on the related topics, provide existing infrastructure to evaluate the results of ongoing cyber research, and take an active role in the steering committee of new lab. University students and researchers are expected to be highly involved in this initiative.”

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