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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Hackers Can Steal Data from Offline PCs
Cyber security research from BGU finds that hackers are now able to access data wirelessly.
Carole and Marcus Weinstein Building Named at BGU
On Thursday, November 20, 2014, the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Information Systems Engineering and Cyber Security Building was named in Beer-Sheva
FM Signals and Cell Phones Can be Used to Steal Data
BGU researchers discover that hackers can use radio signals and mobile phones to access protected data.