Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel Receives the IEEE Leadership Award

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For his outstanding leadership contributions to homeland security, cyber security and resilience.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has extended its IEEE TCHS Outstanding Leadership Award in the field of cyber for the year 2021 to Major Gen. (Ret.) Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel, Head of the ICRC – Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center.

The announcement of IEEE’s award committee members: “This award recognizes an individual’s outstanding leadership contributions to the homeland security community in general and to the field of cyber security and resilience in particular. The award recognizes the leadership and visionary contributions to the society at large through the promotion and applications of security and resilience concepts to a variety of technology, science, and business domains.”

“It is a great honor and I am very excited to receive the IEEE Award. I see great importance in receiving the award not only personally but also nationally, as the award is not only a recognition of my work but a recognition of Israel’s central and unique status in the cyber world,” said Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel.

As part of his wide-ranging activities, Prof. Ben Israel headed the project to formulate Israel’s national cyber program, and he heads the anual “Cyber ​​Week” events, one of the world’s leading cybersecurity conferences, where experts from industry, government and academia across the globe come together to exchange cyber dialogue on current issues, trends and technological solutions.

In 2012, Prof. Ben Israel was elected a Lifetime Member of the International Academy of Austronautics (IAC) and became a member of the Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council (RIEC) in Singapore. In addition to his academic work, Prof. Ben-Israel serves as Chairman of Israel Space Agency and he has received the Israel Defense Forces Award twice.

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization (419,000 members from over 160 countries) dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. 

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