About: Keren Elazari | Cybersecurity Expert
Keren Elazari is a cyber security expert specialising in hacking and hacker culture. Through her experience as a hacker and researcher, she has developed unique insights into cyber security and its applications for individuals and businesses alike.
Whilst recognising the very significant threats cyber crime poses, Keren’s work demonstrates a nuanced approach, one that is also appreciative of the efforts of hackers as testers, activists, and innovators.
Keren has used her expertise to deliver services and consultations for Israeli security firms, government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and innovative start-ups. She has been featured in publications such as Wired, Scientific American, and the Financial Times.
Keren’s 2014 TED talk, ‘Hackers: the internet’s immune system’, was voted as one of that year’s ‘most powerful ideas’, and the book, Women in Tech, where she collaborated with other women demonstrating expertise in various tech fields, is an Amazon best seller.
Keren is currently a senior researcher with the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Centre, and is also a visiting faculty member of Singularity University, a Silicon Valley based think-tank which explores the effects of exponential technologies.
Keren Elazari founded BSidesTLV, Israel’s largest security community event, in 2016 and in 2017 she was listed by Forbes as one of Israel’s “most influential women” and was featured on the cover of Forbes Israel.
Keren Elazari has delivered hundreds of in-person and remote speaking engagements at major companies, events and for organizations like Intel, Akamai, VMWare, MIT and many more.
Keren is available for live & pre-recorded virtual talks online, webinars, panels and in-person presentations in a variety of formats, and is also an experienced online event host, MC and panel moderator.
Cyber Security in the Covid-19 Era
The Age of Cyber Warfare
The Future of Cyber Security from A friendly Hacker’s Perspective
Tap Into The Hacker Mindset
Learning Innovation Lessons From Hackers