IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) to invest billions in cyber operations

DATE: 01/01/2017

Cyber units throughout IDF will be strengthened, according to a senior officer; the Computer Service Directorate will incorporate some other IDF entities, but a unitary command for cyber affairs will not be established.


A senior IDF officer said on Sunday that, "for the first time in the multi-year Gideon project," which began last year, "the IDF will invest billions of shekels in cyber matters. We are currently writing the operating concept of the cyber affairs, establishing an entity of the General Staff to give the cyber perspective for all operational activity and the significance of cyber matters for the regional commands and for the air, land and sea forces. We are conducting war games and simulations and are learning from foreign countries on the subject. Our cooperation with other armies has principally raised two issues: terrorism and cyber affairs.

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