BGU is developing technologies that address Israel’s security challenges and those of its allies.

Scientists at BGU’s Homeland Security Institute are developing autonomous vehicles for air, land and sea, keeping people out of harm’s way. They’re building resilient structures that withstand rockets, artillery shells and earthquakes. New remote sensing technologies are being used for anomaly and target detection, and protection of infrastructure and borders. A micro-satellite is being designed and launched into space. Sensors are being developed to identify bio and chemical contaminants, and measures are being taken to safeguard water supplies. BGU’s emergency response team is prepared to minimize the impact in the event of a tragedy, and cyber scientists are keeping “virtual” borders safe.

“Cyber attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated, so we must have the ability to look for anomalies that nobody has yet discovered. We train the systems to identify and handle problems.”
– Prof. Bracha Shapira

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New Algorithm Gauges Damage From Gaza Fire Balloons

July 6, 2021

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Negev Development & Community Programs, Research News

As Israeli forests are burned by Gaza fire balloons, a new algorithm created by BGU researchers helps satellites see through smoke.

CyberArk Inaugurates New R&D Center in Beer-Sheva

June 3, 2021

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Negev Development & Community Programs

Israeli cyber company, CyberArk, has joined Beer-Sheva's innovation ecosystem at Gav-Yam Tech Park where they plan to recruit 200+ employees in 2021.

CyberArk Opens R&D Center in Beer-Sheva’s Tech Park

June 2, 2021

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Negev Development & Community Programs

BGU welcomes Israeli cybersecurity company, CyberArk, to the Gav-Yam Negev Tech Park and Beer-Sheva's innovation ecosystem.