Keren Elazari is an internationally recognized security analyst, author and researcher. For over 2 decades, Keren has worked with leading security firms, government organizations, innovative start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. Keren covers emerging security technologies as an independent strategic analyst and advisor. 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, and chosen for TED’s ‘Most Powerful Ideas’, and is still one of TED’s most watched talks on the topic of security.
Keren holds a CISSP certification and a Masters in Security Studies, and is currently a senior researcher at the Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at Tel Aviv University.
Keren is the founder of Israel’s largest security community event, BSidesTLV, part of the global SecurityBSides movement, and the Leading Cyber Ladies, a global professional network for Women in Cyber Security.
Official positions and academic affiliations:
- Founder, BSidesTLV
- Founder, Leading Cyber Ladies
- Senior Researcher at Tel Aviv University Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center, Israel
- Visiting Faculty, Singularity University, Santa Clara, California