An original and welcome initiative: Elbit Systems, in collaboration with the Ministry of Internal Security and Blade 433 in the police, is developing unique technological solutions based on operational knowledge to protect children from violence, dangers and suspicious profiles on the network.
In the presence of the wife of President Michal Herzog, a special conference was held at the Design Terminal in Bat Yam, in which representatives of the National Child Protection Headquarters also took part (105). The goal: to choose a technological idea that allows children and teenagers surfing the net to recognize the dangers, avoid harm and identify suspicious profiles that try to contact them.
The Elbit technology complex operates 11 Elbit teams, which also deal with solutions for amplifying and improving reporting to Hotline 105 and blocking offensive content. From them, the most applicable and appropriate solution will be selected to assist in tackling the complex challenges.
“At the President’s House we are working to change the discourse on social media,” Herzog said, “because they are great and we all enjoy the best they have to offer, with the amount of information and accessibility. However, they also have a less beautiful side, a violent side. to his”.
The event was also attended by Elbit President Bezalel Machlis, Commander Lahav 433 Superintendent Moti Levy and other senior officials. Elbit Vice President of Human Resources Dr. Shelly Gidron said that “together with our partners, we will advance our solution to an applicable technological solution for the protection of all of our children. This is a voluntary project, with the aim of bringing a proven practical solution to a challenge that bothers many families. ”
Ministry of Homeland Security Director General Tomer Lotan said: “I welcome the important collaboration with Elbit Systems and rest assured that the unique technological solutions will be implemented and help us address the challenges we face in protecting children online.”