28.06.2011 26.Siwan, 5771
IDF sets up new cyber-defense division
Unit headed by former commander of Matzov, unit responsible for protecting IDF networks.
In the face of growing cyber threats against Israel, the IDF recently beefed up its defenses with the establishment of a new division in the C4I Directorate, responsible for defending military networks from enemy hackers.
The new division is run by a colonel who took his post several weeks ago. The officer is the former commander of Matzov, the unit responsible for protecting the IDF networks (and a Hebrew acronym for Center for Encryption and Information Security)….