Keren Elazari – The Friendly Hacker

Keren Elazari is an internationally recognized cyber security analyst, author, and researcher with more than 20 years of experience in the cyber security field. Keren covers emerging security technologies and trends as an independent strategic advisor, working with leading technology providers, government agencies, innovative start-ups, and Fortune 500 companies. In 2014, Keren became the first Israeli woman to speak at the prestigious TED Conference. Keren’s talk has been viewed by millions, translated to 30 languages, chosen for TED’s ‘Most Powerful Ideas’ and is one of TED’s most watched talks on the topic of cyber security and hacking. Keren holds a CISSP certification and a master’s degree in security studies. Keren is a faculty member of Reichman University and a senior researcher at the Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at Tel Aviv University . Keren is the founder of Israel’s largest security research community, BSidesTLV, and the founder of the Leading Cyber Ladies, a global professional network for Women in Cyber Security. Founder, BSidesTLV, Israel’s largest hacker and security research community Founder, Leading Cyber Ladies, a professional network for women in cyber security Senior researcher at Tel Aviv University Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center, Israel LinkedIn: Twitter: