KEREN ELAZARI (GigaOm)
Keren is a TED conference speaker this year. In her talk, she explained that the world actually needs hackers, and they play in an important role in this world. Keren has been employed with leading Israel security firms, government organizations, Big 4 and Forums 500 companies. Keren currently covers emerging security technologies as a security industry research analyst with GigaOm research. Keren has been a featured speaker at events like DLD2013, RSA Conference 2013, WIRED 2012 and the NATO international conference on Cyber Conflict. Keren holds a CISSP security certification, a BA in History and Philosophy of Science and is currently a research fellow and MA candidate with the prestigious Science, Security & Technology workshop at Tel Aviv University. In 2012, Keren held the position of Security Teaching Fellow with Singularity University, a private think tank in Mountain View, California.
Keynote : The 5 biggest problems of cyber security - and how security professionals & hackers can save the world.
Keren is a TED conference speaker this year, talked about the hackers are immune system. In her talk, she explained that the world actually needs hackers, and they play in an important role in this world.She said, "Hackers are my heroes, and the perspective I’d like to offer you today is that hackers represent an exceptional force for change with the power to literally save our digital future – and we need to think like hackers and take actions today. That’s why I’m here today. You might say I am naïve, a romantic - or worse of all, you could say I’m not 1337. But I really believe that hackers have the power to change a grim reality. I want to show you why now is the time – because every one of us in on the front lines, so it’s time to be the heroes!".