Shafran was established in 1987 by highly ranked veterans of the Israel Security Agency (ISA), setting its foundations on moral codes, integrity, and professionalism. In 2018 it became part of the BDO international group.
The company’s activity is characterized by high professional expertise, credibility, and commitment, all with strict attention to the interests of the client, and under absolute discretion.
Shafran provides services, on the local and international markets, to numerous clients in the private, public, and governmental sectors, all benefiting from Shafran team’s extensive experience and knowledge. We are engaged in planning, consulting, guiding, training, auditing security projects and even offer security managers as outsourcing.
The company is engaged in a variety of security disciplines to include all aspects of physical security and security system engineering. We take pride in our methodology in which we analyze the client’s threats, learn its operation, and then create a tailor-made security concept based on risk management. This concept becomes the guiding principle for the physical security plan and the system engineering design, all integrated into a holistic mitigation strategy.
Shafran’s capabilities in the international arena are reflected in the company’s recognition by the Israeli Ministry of Defence, by ICA – Industrial Cooperation Authority of the Ministry of Industry & Trade, and by World Security Index which includes International Law Enforcement, Security and Defence sectors. Shafran was granted Planning Permission by the Ministry of Defence, registered with the Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute and holds Security Export Licence from the Defence Export Controls Division (DECD). Shafran operates under ISO 9001.
Meet The Team
Mr. Oded Raz
CEO & Partner
During 25 years of service within the ‘Israel Security Agency’ (ISA), Mr. Raz held various senior positions which culminated into being the Deputy Head of the Security & Protection Division of the Agency. During his tenure, Mr. Raz also served as the National security regulator for the state of Israel, Director of the Information and Critical Infrastructure Security Division of the ISA and was also in charge of security of all Israeli assets abroad. Post 9/11, Mr. Raz served as a subject matter expert in the USA congressional hearings. Mr. Raz joined the private sector in 2009 as a leading subject matter expert in the field of security.
Education: Mr. Raz holds a BA degree in History from Tel Aviv University and MA in Political Science with specialization in national security from Haifa University.
Mr. Gabriel Faincaig
VP Technology & Partner
Mr. Gabriel Faincaig joined Shafran in 2006. He is a top Security Systems expert engineer with vast experience in the design of complexed systems within high profile facilities.
Education: Mr. Faincaig holds a BSc degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Ben-Gurion University, an MBA from Bar-Ilan University and is a certified CISO from the Technion institute.
Mr. Yoel Lipson
VP Physical Security
Over 25 years of proven vast international security experience including HLS, Border protection, aviation security and more. Mr. Lipson served 10 years within the government sector and headed the Security for El Al, Israeli Airlines in Moscow, and New York. Post 9/11, Mr. Lipson co-headed a comprehensive security assessment for the Port Authority of NY&NJ.
Education: Mr. Lipson holds a BA degree in Social Sciences- Logistics Track from Bar Ilan University.