Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is Israel's largest industrial exporter and a worldwide recognized leader for the defense and commercial markets. IAI provides unique and cost-effective technological solutions for a broad spectrum of needs in space, air, land, sea homeland defense and cyber

The Cyber division is a strategic sector and core competency for IAI. The company is developing cyber solutions and unique solutions for intelligence, protection, monitoring, identification and accessibility and Cyber centers that enable the user to deal with National level Cyber threat challenges. IAI operates four cyber R&D centers - Singapore, Switzerland, and two in Israel and the leads the Israel Cyber Company Consortium (IC3) which offers end-to-end solutions for national cyber systems and is comprised of leading Israel cyber companies.

Verint Systems Inc.

Verint Systems (NASDAQ: VRNT) is a company providing analytic software and hardware for the security, surveillance, and business intelligence markets. Their products are aimed to support government and enterprises in making sense of the vast information they collect to meet performance and security goals. Verint solutions are used by more than 10,000 organizations in 150 countries. Verint is headquartered in Melville, New York, with offices worldwide and some 2,800 employees around the globe. Verint was for many years a majority-owned subsidiary of Comverse Technology and it was formerly known as Comverse Infosys. As with Comverse, approximately half of Verint's employees have been located in Israel. In February 2013, Verint Systems became independent of Comverse, having bought out the latter's stake in it.


The Israeli Computer Services Directorate (Hebrew: אגף התקשוב‎ Agaf HaTikshuv, often abbreviated to Atak) is the Israel Defense Forces body which charts the communication, wireless transmission, computerization, command and control over and defense of information in the IDF. The Directorate was created on March 3, 2003, on the basis of some functions previously held by the C4I Corps. The directorate is headed by Aluf Uzi Moscovitch.

Lotem (Hebrew: לוט"ם‎, an abbreviation for Unit for Telecommunications and Information Technology).

Lotem lists the following units:

  • Mamram (ממר"ם) - Center of Computers and Information Systems - responsible for managing military software and computer infrastructure
  • Hoshen (חושן) - responsible for operating the army's communication systems
  • Matzov (מצו"ב) - Center of Encryption and Information Safety - responsible for the protection of digital military data
  • Ma'of (מעו"ף) - Systems and Projects - responsible for planning and engineering telecommunication systems
  • Shoham (שהם) - responsible for operational programming and computer services
  • Leshem (לשם) - responsible for human resources and logistics-related software.

Lotem on Israeli Computer Services Directorate site.(heb)


The MAGNET Program, in the Office of the Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Industry, Trade & Labor, sponsors innovative generic industry-oriented technologies to strengthen the country's technological expertise and enhance competitiveness.

MAGNET operates in 4 main tracks. The common denominator collaboration is a win-win proposition. Both industrial companies and academic research groups are better able to continue developing new and innovative products through synergetic collaboration than if it each worked alone.

Any company with a forward vision can find a framework that can promote its needs and it is welcome to participate in the MAGNET activities.

MAGNET welcomes new proposals and looks forward to providing you with assistance in establishing a new operation within its framework or by enabling you to join an existing activity.


The Administration for the Development of Weapons and Technological Infrastructure (Hebrew: מינהל למחקר ,פיתוח אמצעי לחימה ותשתית טכנולוגית‎), abbreviated Maf'at (מפא"ת), is a joint administrative body of the Israeli Ministry of Defense and Israel Defense Forces that coordinates between the Ministry of Defense, the IDF, the military industries, Israel Military Industries, Israel Aerospace Industries, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, the Institute for Biological Research and the Space Agency.

Official site (Israeli Ministry of Defense) (Hebrew)

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. develops and produces state-of-the-art defense systems for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Israel's defense system. The company provides innovative solutions on the technological cutting edge from underwater, naval, land and air through space systems. RAFAEL focuses on such areas as Electronic Warfare (EW), Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I), training and simulators, armor and precision-guided weapon systems. The company has also formed partnerships with civilian counterparts to develop commercial applications based on its proprietary technologies. Rafael is the second largest government-owned defense company in Israel, and in 2012 sales amounted to $1.8 billion with a backlog of orders worth $4.2 billion. At the end of 2012, the company made a profit of $148 million.

Elbit Systems Ltd.

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance ("C4ISR"), unmanned aircraft systems ("UAS"), advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, airborne warning systems, ELINT systems, data links and military communications systems and radios. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing military platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial aviation applications and providing a range of support services.

Elbit Systems shares are traded on the Nasdaq National Market (NASDAQ) under the symbol “ESLT” and on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE).

Telekom Innovation Laboratories at Ben Gurion University

Ben-Gurion University has been collaborating with Telekom Innovation Laboratories in the field of network security since 2004. The close and fruitful cooperation between the two institutes led to the signing of an agreement for the founding of Telekom Innovation Laboratories at Ben-Gurion University. Here, leading scientists collaborate with Telekom Innovation experts to translate their visions for the future design of information technology and telecommunications into reality. In this way, Telekom Innovation Laboratories pools the know-how of Deutsche Telekom AG with the expertise of some of the world's top research scientists. Telekom Innovation Laboratories serves as a crystallization point, where cutting-edge knowledge is boldly transformed into revolutionary technologies of the future.