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Dr. Gabi Siboni is Senior Research Fellow, the Director of Military and Strategic Affairs Program and the Director of Cyber Warfare Program at the Tel Aviv University's Institute for National Security Studies (INSS). Dr. Siboni is also the editor of Military and Strategic Affairs Journal at the INSS. Dr. Gabi Siboni is also the head of the Cyber Engineering Program at the Engineering School of Shenkar College in Tel Aviv.
In his extensive IDF career, Colonel (res.) Siboni served as a fighter and commander in the Golani Brigade and completed his service as commander of the brigade’s reconnaissance unit. Within the scope of his reserve service, Colonel (res.) Siboni served as senior staff officer of the Golani Brigade, A Division's chief of staff and presently as a senior planner for the IDF Northern Command.
In addition, Dr. Siboni serves as vice head and chief methodologist of the IDF's Research Center for Force Utilization and Buildup – Experimentation Laboratory. He is also a consultant in a wide range of fields, including: Cyber warfare, strategic and operations planning, technology, risk management, information systems and more.
Dr. Siboni holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in engineering from Tel Aviv University and a Ph.D in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from Ben-Gurion University.
- Cyber Warfare and Operations
- Strategic Planning
- Operation & Force BuildupPlanning
- Special Operations Planning
- Simulation of Military Operations
- Risk Management
- Command and Control Systems
- Border Control
- Decision Support Systems (DSS)
- Military Technology
2006- Senior Research Fellow and (from 2008) Director of Military and Strategic Affairs
Program and (from 2010) Director of Cyber Warfare Research Program. Tel Aviv
University's Institute for National Security Studies (INSS);
2008- Editor of Military and Strategic Affairs Journal at the (INSS). A peer reviewed
journal published 3 times a year dealing with military, strategy and cyber security;
2014- Faculty member & Head of Cyber Engineering (B.Sc) at the Engineering School of
2013- Consultant for the R&D of ICS Cyber Defense sollution for a Major Israel-US Firm;
2012- Consultant to Motorola Solutions on Cyber business development;
2011- Consultant to Rafael Advanced Defense Systems on Cyber related business
2005- Consultant to the Operations Branch of the IDF for Strategic, Operation and Force
2006- Operation Branch of the IDF – Chief methodologist of the IDF's Research Center
for Force Utilization and Buildup – Experimentation Laboratory;
2006- Consultant to the Northern Command of the IDF for, Operation and Special
2006- Risk Management to Israel AirPort Authority Operations Branch;
2007- 2010 Strategic planning and Force Buildup Consultant to Prime minister's office;
2006-2007 Consultant – Border control: Israel – Egypt & Israel – Jordanian: Operational
concept, Identifying of technological gaps and solutions;
2006-2008 Developer of the operational concept and training for remote operational
targeting concept consultant for border protection;
2003-2005 Digital Army Project – Technological and Operational advisor. Senior team member
for the Israeli Army. Development and implementation of ground forces C4 system.
Development of operational concept.
2004-2005 Senior team member for the Israeli ground forces special low intensity
combat unit: Development of the operational concept, field and theoretical testing;
2003-2005 Consultant for the IDF Judea & Samaria division for counter-terror operations
2002-2006 IDF Command Collage – Combat Studies Institute: co-editor of the military
publication Wisdom of Action;
Carmit Valensi and Gabi Siboni, Rockets in the South Yet Once More: Israel's Gaza Dilemma, INSS Insight No. 528, March 18, 2014
Gabi Siboni and Yoni Eshpar, Dilemas in the Use of Autonomous Weapons, Strategic Assessment, Volume 16, No. 4, January 2014
Gabi Siboni, Daniel Cohen, Aviv Rotbart, The Threat of Terrorist Organizations in Cyberspace, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 5, No. 3, December 2013
Gabi Siboni and Rami Ben-Barak, The Sinai Peninsula Threat and Respond Concept, Brookings Institute, The Saban Center Analysis Paper Series, No. 32, January 2014
Gabi Siboni (editor), Cyberspace and National Security: Selected Articles, INSS, June, 2013
Gabi Siboni and Amir Averbuch, The Classic Cyber Defense Methods Have Failed - What Comes Next?, INSS, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 5, No. 1, May 2013
Gabi Siboni, No need to show Assad the door, yet, Israel Hyom Newspaper, 21 May ,2013
Gabi Siboni and Sami Kronenfeld, Iran and Cyberspace Warfare, INSS, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 4, No. 3, December 2012
Gabi Siboni and Y. R., What Lies behind Chinese Cyber Warfare, INSS, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 4, No. 2 September 2012
Gabi Siboni, ed. Israel-Egypt Relations in Light of Security-Related Incidents in the Sinai Peninsula Political-Security Simulation, September 2012
Yoram Schweitzer, Gabi Siboni, Einav Yogev, Cyberspace and Terrorist Organizations, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 3, No. 3, December 2011
Gabi Siboni, The Challenges of Warfare Facing the IDF in Densley Populated Areas, INSS, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 4 No. 1, April 2012
Gabi Siboni, Force Deployment Planning in the IDF General Staff, INSS, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 3, No. 2 November 2011
Gabi Siboni, Fighting the Next War, Israel Hyom Newspaper, 6 December, 2011
Gabi Siboni, Protecting Critical Assets and Infrastructures from Cyber Attacks, INSS, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 3, No. 1, May 2011
Gabi Siboni, Defeating Suicide Terrorism in Judea and Samaria, 2002–2005, INSS, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 2, No. 2, October 2010
Gabi Siboni, The Changing Threat, INSS, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 2, No. 1, June 2010
Gabi Siboni, The Lebanon and Gaza Campaigns: Operational and Ethical-Legal Lessons, Strategic Survey for Israel 2010, INSS, August 2010
Gabi Siboni, Syria is no Different from Hamas or Hezbollah, Haaretz Newspaper, February 15, 2010
Gabi Siboni, A Border Authority on the Egypt Frontier, Haaretz Newspaper, January 14, 2010
Gabi Siboni, Three Years since the Second Lebanon War: Opening Remarks, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 1, No. 2, October 2009
Gabi Siboni, War and Victory, INSS, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 1, No. 3, December 2009
Gabi Siboni, Don't Run to Assad, Haaretz Newspaper, 15 November, 2009
Gabi Siboni and Amir Kulick, The Second Lebanon War as a Watershed, INSS, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 1, No. 2, October 2009
Gabi Siboni, The Third Threat, Haaretz Newspaper, 30 September, 2009
Gabi Siboni, Demilitarization is not Feasible, Haaretz Newspaper, 1 January, 2009
Gabi Siboni, An Anti-abduction Law, Haaretz Newspaper, 3 June, 2009
Gabi Siboni, Defense Costs Money, Haaretz Newspaper, 16 May, 2009
Gabi Siboni, From the Second Intifada through the Second Lebanon War to Operation Cast Lead: Puzzle Pieces of a Single Campaign, INSS, Military and Strategic Affairs, Volume 1, No. 1, April 2009
Gabi Siboni, Disproportionate Force: Israel’s Concept of Response in Light of the Second Lebanon War, INSS Insight No. 74, 2 October, 2008.
Gabi Siboni, Victims of Friendly Fire: The Winograd Commission vs. the Citizens of Israel, Strategic Assessment, Vol. 11, No. 1, June 2008,
Gabi Siboni, High Trajectory Weapons and Guerilla Warfare: Adjusting Fundamental Security Concepts, INSS, Strategic Assessment, February 2008, Vol. 10, No. 4
Gabi Siboni, Comments: On Command, Authority, and Responsibility in the IDF - A Response to Yehuda Ben Meir, Strategic Assessment, Volume 10, No. 3, December 2007
Gabi Siboni, Command and Authority in the IDF: The Winograd Challenge, INSS, Strategic Assessment, Vol. 10, No. 2, August 2007.
Gabi Siboni, From Gaza to Lebanon and Back, INSS, Strategic Assessment, Vol. 10, No. 1, June 2007.
Gabi Siboni, Command in the IDF, INSS, Strategic Assessment, Vol. 9, No. 4, March 2007.
Gabi Siboni, The Military Campaign in Lebanon in: The Second Lebanon War: Strategic Perspectives. INSS, Brom, Shlomo and Elran, Meir, eds., 2007.
Gabi Siboni, The Operational Aspects to Fighting the Qassam, INSS, Strategic Assessment, Vol. 9, No. 3, November 2006.
Gabi Siboni, The Military Battle against Terrorism: Direct Contact vs. Standoff Warfare, INSS, Strategic Assessment, Vol. 9, No. 1, April 2006