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  10/25/2011, Tishrei 27, 5772

Gantz: Next Conflict will have a Cyber Dimension

Chief-of-staff Benny Gantz of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said, Tuesday, "In the next conflict, we'll have to fight on another dimension - the cyber dimension." He was speaking at a ceremony where General Uzi Moscovich replaced General Ami Shafran as head of the IDF's Signal and Teleprocessing Branch. Shafran's five years as head of the branch marks the end of a 40-year career in the IDF.

Gantz said, "The Teleprocessing Branch has tailored its efforts to the challenges of the hour in light of changes in the military domain in particular and the world in general..."