Increase in the number of cyber attacks against Israel during operation “Cliff”

צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

Parallel to the ground and aerial activity during the operation, the IDF conducted also the escalation in cyberspace: “defeat in advance any attempt to harm our systems.”

תאריך: 30/07/2014, 09:35    
מחבר: יפתח כרמלי, אגף התקשוב

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Increase in the number of cyber attacks against Israel during operation “Cliff”

Endless nameless and unknown factors, face trying to harm IDF systems, websites and national civil infrastructure of the State of Israel a “Cliff”. “We are experiencing an increase in attempts to attack us since the beginning of operation ‘ cliff with them”, said head of cyber defense, Colonel v., place the seat on the cyber defense situation of. “along with the rest of the IDF we a full operational
And alert to any Israeli move does. We do everything possible to prevent in advance
And to prevent any attempt to harm IDF systems, “he added.
The importance of cyber protection for IDF grew in recent years, due to the growing dependence on advanced technologies and computer-based. “The IDF’s ability to work in the field, while
Short and effective, relies on advanced technology, “explained Colonel v. “We
Want the capabilities of technologies constitute the basis for success and therefore frustrate any attempt to hurt them, they are a prerequisite for effectiveness of the IDF on the battlefield, “said.
Cyberspace defense, cyber Defense Department working in full coordination with the cyber security system. “The cooperation between us will only increase during an emergency, and we
Share information, share operational insights and collaborate in defence, “said head of cyber defense.

Translated from Hebrew