Interview Of The Week

Interview Of The Week: Keren Elazari, Cyber Security Expert

Interview Of The Week: Keren Elazari, Cyber Security Expert

Who: Keren Elazari is a “friendly hacker”, internationally acclaimed security researcher, author and strategic analyst, with years of experience in the international cyber security industry. For the past 20 years she has served as an advisor to Fortune 500 firms, leading Israeli security firms and governments, helping them navigate complex cyber security issues.

Topic: Cyber security in the age of COVID-19

Quote: “As we navigate the COVID-19 and post-COVID age we have to realize that the tide of digital transformation has turned and our lives will be more digital than ever before, at work and at home. It’s time for a paradigm shift, an opportunity to rethink some of our oldest security assumptions and models and prepare for the new normal. Cyber criminals have already adapted. Now it is time for us to evolve.”

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About the author

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker

Jennifer L. Schenker, an award-winning journalist, has been covering the global tech industry from Europe since 1985, working full-time, at various points in her career for the Wall Street Journal Europe, Time Magazine, International Herald Tribune, Red Herring and BusinessWeek. She is currently the editor-in-chief of The Innovator, an English-language global publication about the digital transformation of business. Jennifer was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016 and was named by Forbes Magazine in 2018 as one of the 30 women leaders disrupting tech in France. She has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 20 years. She lives in Paris and has dual U.S. and French citizenship.