Elbit Systems unveils new cyber simulator
Elbit Systems has announced that it has developed a new cyber security simulator designed 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 company made the announcement 5 June, 2012.
According to Elbit Systems, 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.
Various versions of the cyber simulator have already been supplied to an unnamed international customer, according to the company, as well as attracting ‘much attention from various customers in Israel and abroad’.
A spokesperson said that 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.’
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