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Samsung Opens Cyber Security Center in Beer-Sheva

Samsung Opens Cyber Security Center in Beer-Sheva

November 16, 2017

Homeland & Cyber Security, Robotics & High-Tech

Globes – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.’s unit, HARMAN International, is opening a cyber security Smart Mobility Analysis and Research Test (SMART) Range in Beer-Sheva in collaboration with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, CYMOTIVE Technologies, Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories at BGU, and Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP). SMART will support a living lab encompassing all aspects of future mobility systems, including public transportation, private vehicles and personal mobility devices.

“The SMART Range represents a natural stride forward in light of the University’s broad and diverse research activities in the fields of technology, autonomous robotics, information technology, and cyber security, while fulfilling the University’s role as a leader in developing innovation and excellence in Beer-Sheva,” says Ben-Gurion University President Prof. Rivka Carmi.

SMART will enable effective testing of advanced technologies, assessment of human-machine-environment interfaces, evaluation of transport solutions in a future networked reality, and operational and robustness testing of software and hardware systems against cyber threats.

In addition, it will feature a unique ability to combine the highest level of practical knowledge possessed by leading commercial firms together with advanced academic research. This cooperation between commercial and academic stakeholders will enable the center to further its main objectives: promotion of innovation in the smart mobility arena; advancement of global regulation in the field of cyber security for smart mobility systems; cyber security certification for smart mobility software and hardware systems; and global leadership in the definition, assessment and verification of the resilience of smart mobility systems to cyber threats.

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