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ISBU Newsletter November 2022


Word from the editor

Hello members!

Thank you for taking the time to read the November issue of the ISBU newsletter.

We strive to keep abreast of the developments of relevant events in the world of cyber and HLS, and condense some of the many events into a monthly newsletter.

In addition, members are encouraged to send to the editor news and updates related to ones company in order allow us increase our members exposure to the international market.

Dr Yossi Cohen


Included in this issue

  • News from the Igud

  • Current tenders

  • News from around the world

  • The world of defense in numbers

  • Company spot light

  • New service for the union member

News from the Igud

The month of November saw a number of new companies joining the Union.

The past month, the first of our monthly networking event took place.

There next meeting will be December follow us on LinkedIn to stay updated regarding the next meeting.

ISBU members met up at the Military and Aviation Expo in Tel Aviv

New college !!!

Be the the first to contribute!

We received permission from Bar Ilan University and BESA Center for Strategic Studies to establish the first security studies college in Israel.

Currently we are working on the curriculum and the content, if you have content that you would like to receive at the college of the ISBU union, we would be happy to hear from you.

You can contact us at the union email

More information on our LinkedIn page


If you have found a tender that interests you, please contact us by email:

Tenders provided by Marketsol

France - Tender - Project

Management Assignment For The

Installation Of A New Fire Safety

System And A New System Of Intrusion

Detection Devices, Video Protection

For more information about this tender contact

France - Tender - Remote surveillance

infrastructure for the town of

Sartrouville - for goods and people in

public buildings

For more information about this tender contact

Germany - Tender - Procurement and

installation of systems for passenger

counting and video surveillance in 60


For more information about this tender contact

India - Tender - Integrated Drone

Detection And Interdiction System

For more information about this tender contact

Sweden - Tender - Biometric sensors for

National Swedish Migration Agency

Date: 04/01/2023

For more information about this tender contact

United States - Sources Sought

Patrol Boats (40PB)

Date: Dec 09, 2022

For more information about this tender contact

News from around the world


Predictions in the world of cyber for 2023 (Forbes)

2022 has been another year of high-profile data breaches, mirroring the years before in the growing number and sophistication of cyber threats.

One of the key factors in the continual rise of cyber-attacks is due to the growth of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence sector.

We are currently in a disruptive era of technological advancement labelled The Fourth Industrial Era. It is characterized by exponential connectivity of people and devices and involves the meshing of physical, digital, and biological worlds. This includes a multitude of innovative technologies (among others) such as artificial intelligence (AI) & machine learning (ML), robotics, sensors, 5G nanotechnologies, biotech, blockchain, and quantum.

The cyber-attack surface has significantly worsened in 2022 because of the growth of connectivity. Covid 19 and remote work have contributed exponentially to this expansion via home offices. The advent of emerging and fused technologies 5G, IoT and Supply Chain security pose significant challenges.

Threat actors, especially state-sponsored, and criminal enterprises are becoming more sophisticated by searching for vulnerabilities and infiltrating malware by adapting (and automating) enabling machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, and other analytic tools.

Read the article

Defense section

Since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine there has been plenty of analysis of the conflict’s possible lessons for future wars, including implications for a potential military confrontation between the United States and China over Taiwan.

All too often we forget to learn from the past and apply to future situations. Here are six lessons that Taiwan can take from the war in Ukraine.

Read the full article (foreign policy)

Weapons shortages spark tough choices for Ukraine’s allies

By Joe Gould Nov 21, 2022

Ukrainian soldiers fire artillery at Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. (AP Photo/LIBKOS)

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia ― Top defense officials in Europe say arms shortages among Ukraine’s Western allies are forcing difficult conversations about how to balance support for Ukraine with concerns Russia may target them next.

NATO members that have sent billions of dollars worth of weapons and equipment are discussing what stockpile levels they need to meet their obligations under the mutual defense treaty. Decisions facing them now could have consequences for their their own security and for Ukraine, in its fight to repel Russia’s nine-month-old invasion.

Read the full article

US approves arms sales to Switzerland, Lithuania and Belgium

By Zamone Perez / Friday, Nov 18

`Patriot missiles were on the short list of purchases for Switzerland's air defense reboot since 2018. (Officer Candidate Sebastian Apel/Air Defence Missile Group 24)

Correction: A previous version of this story misstated the manufacture of the PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement missile. Lockheed Martin makes the weapon.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department cleared $700 million in a possible foreign military sale to Switzerland, along with other sales to Lithuania and Belgium, as the neutral European country works to modernize its Air Force by 2030.

Switzerland now has approval to purchase up to 72 Lockheed Martin-made Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment Enhancement missiles. The agreement also includes related launching technology as well as logistics and technical support, according to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

Growth opportunities

Dual-use and defence technologies are at an inflection point. The return of great power competition has demonstrated the geopolitical importance of technological dominance. From semiconductors to AI, maintaining advantages in critical technologies is key to both national security and economic prosperity. As such, commercial and government investment incentives are increasingly aligned, presenting a growth opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors alike.

Read the full article

The world of defense in numbers

The European defense world at a glance.

Company Spotlight

A real-time weapon detection tool made of multiple AI's that uses already installed security cameras.Powered by the latest machine learning algorithms and led by an elite team, SAMSON detects from small magazine-fed weapons to large assault rifles in outdoor and indoor environments. Our weapon detector accelerates alert response times and provides near real-time situation awareness to first responders.

New service for the union member

shipping all over the world By ship from sky

In order to benefit from the union services all you need to do is sign up! Or say you are from the union if you are registered

Shipment from sky Offers her extensive experience in shipping all over the world Specialized in international shipping for 22 years.

With us you can enjoy a variety of import and export freight services from all over the world Such as : courier, sea freight: FCL/LCL , air freight ,dangerous good , hand carry , food stuff (freeze or cold) ,import of new cars or Collectibles, personal effects , drop shipments Etc.

Shipment from Sky will take care of all the types of approvals required to release cargo from customs, and transportation to any destination in Israel.

We believe that with courteous service and personal and family treatment while emphasizing creative solutions in real time and developing innovative shipping tools we can meet any challenge, at any time.

We are here to give you a courteous and professional service, together we will be able, with God's help, to send any shipment from any destination to any destination in the world

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