AI-Powered Israeli ‘Cyber Dome’ Defense Operation Comes to Life

AI-Powered Israeli 'Cyber Dome' Defense Operation Comes to Life

October 19, 2023 at 01:42PM

Israel is developing a cyber defense system called Cyber Dome, incorporating generative AI platforms to filter threats. It will employ practitioners from various governmental departments, including IDF and intelligence agencies. Private companies and research organizations will also participate. The development of Cyber Dome has been expedited due to the recent Gaza conflict, but specific details are not yet available.

The meeting notes discuss the development of a cyber defense system known as the Cyber Dome in Israel. The purpose of this system is to address emerging digital threats and protect critical infrastructure in the country. Modeled after the Iron Dome defense air system, the Cyber Dome incorporates generative AI platforms to help filter out genuine threats from the vast amount of threat intelligence and cyberattack claims received daily. It will involve practitioners from various governmental departments and agencies, including the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) intelligence Unit 8200, the J6, Cyber Defense Directorate, Mossad, Shin Bet, and the Israeli Ministry of Defense. Private companies and research organizations will also be involved in the development. The plans for the Cyber Dome were originally announced in summer 2022, but due to the recent Gaza conflict, the development is being expedited. Specific details about the mechanisms and tools of the cyber defense system have not been disclosed to the public yet.

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