$$News and Reports$$

Dec. 26, 2018


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the Israel National Cyber Research Institute at the Advanced Technologies Park (ATP) last week, as part of the leaders' trilateral summit on cyber defense, civilian space-related issues and meteorological cooperation.

The leaders toured the National CERT (Cyber Emergency Response Teams) and heard presentations by BGU researchers including Prof. Yuval Elovici, incumbent of the Davide and Irene Sala Chair in Homeland Security Research and head of the BGU Cyber Security Research Center, and Prof. Bracha Shapira, incumbent of the Carole Weinstein Chair in Information Systems Engineering, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Sciences and a senior researcher at the Telecom Innovation Laboratories at BGU.

Prof. Elovici presented an innovative technology to for private citizens to protect themselves against invasions of their privacy by drones and answered questions by Prime Minister Netanyahu about the technical and logistical specs of the system.