Cybersecurity Speaker Keren Elazari

Keren Elazari

Cyber Security Analyst, Author & Researcher

Speaker Keren Elazari is a globally recognized cybersecurity analyst, author, and keynote speaker with over two decades of experience advising leading security firms, government organizations, and Fortune 500 companies. She founded BSidesTLV and Leading Cyber Ladies, and her impactful TED Talk, "Hackers: The Internet's Immune System," has garnered nearly 3 million views.

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    Keren Elazari biography

    Cybersecurity speaker Keren Elazari is an internationally recognized cybersecurity analyst, author, and keynote speaker known for her insightful perspectives on the hacker mindset. With over two decades of experience, she has advised leading security firms, government organizations, and Fortune 500 companies on emerging cyber threats and innovative defense strategies.

    Elazari is a senior researcher at Tel Aviv University’s Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center, where she explores the motivations and methods behind cybercrime. She has also been a visiting faculty member at Singularity University, focusing on cyber warfare and politics.

    In 2016, speaker Keren Elazari founded BSidesTLV, Israel’s largest security community event, fostering collaboration and knowledge-sharing among cybersecurity professionals. She is also the co-founder of Leading Cyber Ladies, a global network empowering women in cybersecurity.

    Elazari made history in 2014 as the first Israeli woman to speak at the TED Conference. Keren Elazari’s talk, “Hackers: The Internet’s Immune System,” has attracted nearly 3 million views and ranked among Inc.’s top talks of 2014. Major media outlets, including TED, WIRED, and Forbes, have also highlighted her work.

    Elazari continues to shape the global cybersecurity dialogue through her research, public speaking, and community initiatives. Her contributions to the field are not only technical but also deeply rooted in advocating for ethical hacking and increasing diversity within the cybersecurity industry.

    Keren Elazari Speaking Videos

    Keren Elazari - Cybersecurity
    Keren Elazari - Hackers: the internet's immune system

    Keren Elazari Keynote Topics

    Elazari will delve into the intersection of artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, exploring how AI is transforming security strategies and the future landscape of cyber threats. Gain insights into innovative defense mechanisms and the ethical considerations of tomorrow's technology from a leading voice in the field.

    Based on her brilliant TED speech which has millions of views and is one of the most watched TED talks in the history of the channel on cybersecurity, Keren will talk about how good hacking is as integral to security as good bacteria is to health. As Elazari describes it, the Internet would become static without hackers.

    Wars are not only fought by air, sea, or land anymore. Wars are also fought in the cyber space. Nowadays, nations are also building their cyber defenses up and we even have Nation-State cyber attacks on corporations and critical infrastructures. Keren will talk about this brand new world in this presentation and what it means for companies and organizations.

    Keren analyzes the impact of misinformation on democratic processes, revealing how malicious actors exploit fake news and alternative facts to undermine trust and destabilize societies. Discover strategies to combat disinformation and protect the integrity of information in the digital age from a leading authority in cybersecurity.

    Not all hackers are bad. Keren is known as a 'white hat hacker' and these friendly hackers have a lot to bring to protect the Internet from bad actors and keep improving the cyber security. In this presentation, Keren will talk about the future of the industry from a friendly hacker's perspective.

    The hacker mindset is about thinking about all of the possibilities in any situation. The hacker is always looking for every possible loophole and security flaw. In this presentation, Keren will tap into the Hacker Mindset and help your team and organization think like a hacker to improve processes.

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