Israel has special units to defend its army, but also to counterattack.
Israel continues to strengthen its cyber defense. The country, whose cybersecurity industry accounts for nearly a third of global investments in this area in 2020, still feels vulnerable. In May 2020, a seawater desalination plant was targeted. An operation considered a warning and attributed by civilian experts to Iran. “We are not friends with Iran and we are taking all necessary measures, including in cyberspace”, comments a senior IDF officer in charge of cyber protection in the military sector. He reveals that eighteen months ago, the IDF organized an exercise by creating a “Red group” tasked with perforating Israel’s own cyber defense. “It was amazing! Our capabilities have been demolished. We had to operate without a network, without a computer and above all to understand how we could get there ”, he comments. “We need to protect our connection systems, our submarines to be operational
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