Sivan Tehila, a Cybersecurity expert with over 15 years of experience. Director of Solution Architecture at Perimeter 81, Founder of Cyber Ladies NYC, and Adjunct Professor of Cybersecurity at Yeshiva University.
During a ten-year career in intelligence and cybersecurity in the Israel Defense Forces, Sivan served as an Intelligence Officer, CISO of Research and Analysis Division, and Head of the Information Security Department of the Intelligence Corps. Sivan was honorably discharged as a Captain.
On retiring from the IDF intelligence corps, Sivan joined the Israeli defense technology company RAFAEL as an Information Security Officer and a profiler. She then served as a cybersecurity consultant for the Israel Railways.
Sivan runs technical and educational workshops in Cybersecurity, speaks at conferences worldwide, and contributes to information and cybersecurity magazines.
Having seen the effect that she can have as a role model on fellow women, Sivan has dedicated herself to promoting women in Cybersecurity in the past several years. She Founded Cyber Ladies NYC and developed a unique cybersecurity program for Manhattan High School for girls.
SC Media chose Sivan as a Woman to Watch and one of the 25 influential women in IT Security for 2020.
During the last years, Sivan has dedicated herself to promote women in Cybersecurity.
As part of this, she founded Cyber Ladies NYC. The community activities include educational talks, technical workshops, and Mentorship Programs.
There are more than 200 women in the community, and since it was founded in 2019, there were many successful events.
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Sivan is an Adjunct Professor of cybersecurity at Yeshiva University's MS program. Her focus as part of the program is Cybersecurity Risk Assessment, Audit, and Testing.
In addition, Sivan developed a unique Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity program for Manhattan High School for Girls.
The program starts in September 2020, and Sivan is leading it as an Educator and Mentor.
Women in Information Technology |Bronze, recognizing Perimeter 81’s Director of Solution Architecture Sivan Tehila
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