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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BGU Speaker at Texas-Israel Cyber Security Conference

May 24, 2018

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Prof. Dan Blumberg will discuss how BGU cyber experts can work with Texas institutions to improve security.

Hackers Steal Bitcoin From Air-Gapped Wallets

April 30, 2018

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Beware of smartphones and cameras around wallets storing your digital coin.

New Algorithm Locates Fake Users on Social Networks

April 17, 2018

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It is based on the assumption that fake accounts establish improbable links to other users.