Elbit Systems’ cyber simulator was developed specifically for the training of government, military and critical civilian infrastructure cyber defense agencies, to enable personal and group training of the different users in locating, handling and managing various cyber warfare events and attacks. The simulator also offers training in prevention of cyber warfare events, by simulating network protection scenarios. It includes various network protection scenarios and allows debriefing and evaluation sessions in order to draw conclusions from the trainees’ training performance.
Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, General Manager- Elbit Systems Land and C4I Division, noted that various versions of the cyber simulator have already been supplied to an international customer of Elbit Systems. According to Machlis, Elbit Systems has significantly invested in recent years in the development of new cyber technologies and has been active in the fields of network and system protection, cyber command & control systems, cyber protection of critical civilian infrastructure and the development of special algorithms designated to identify various cyber warfare attacks.
The cyber simulator is but one of the number of products developed based upon Elbit Systems’ accumulated know-how and experience in the field. It has attracted much attention from various customers in Israel and abroad, as a result of Elbit Systems’ extensive experience in land and airborne training and simulating systems and its technological leadership and achievements in the cyber security field.
Source: Elbit Systems Ltd.
Date: Jun 5, 2012