Keren Elazari

a hacker and cyber security expert, is an internationally celebrated speaker, researcher and author on all matters of cyber security. Her 2014 TED talk, viewed by millions, helped shape the global conversation about the evolution of cyber security in the information age. Since 2000, Keren has worked with leading Israeli security firms, government organizations, Big 4 firms, Fortune 500 and groundbreaking startup companies. As an independent analyst and strategic advisor , Keren covers emerging security trends and technologies and helps global organizations navigate complex cyber security issues. Her research work and writing about security has been featured by NATO, Scientific American, WIRED, GIGAOM, CNN and many other international publications. Keren holds a CISSP security certification and MA in Security Studies from the prestigious Security & Technology workshop at Tel Aviv University – where she is currently a senior researcher with the Balvatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center , focusing on Elazari holds an MA in Security Studies from Tel Aviv University and the international CISSP diploma for security professionals. In 2012, Elazari held the position of Security Teaching Fellow with Singularity University, a private think tank, co-founded and sponsored by Google & NASA in California. In 2014, Keren became the first Israeli woman to speak at the annual TED conference. Keren’s TED talk has been viewed by millions online, translated to 25 languages and selected for TED’s list of ‘Most Powerful Ideas in 2014’ and’s list of ‘Top TED Talks of 2014’. Her collaborative book with 7 leading women, Women in Tech, was published by Penguin RandomHouse USA in March 2016.
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