Expertise: Cyber Security Expert IoT Security, AI Security, Emerging Threats, Cyber Warfare, Strategic Planning, Future Privacy, Bitcoin & Blockchain, Financial Crime, Cyber for C-Level and Disruptive Innovation
“Truly accepting and understanding that everything is hackable is the first and most important step towards a creating a super effective cyber security strategy,”
Menny Barzilay is an internationally known Cyber Security Expert and evangelist of innovation. He is the co-founder and CEO of FortyTwo Global, Cyber Security Professional Services (Israel) and partner and co-founder of FortyTwo R&D Labs (India). Additionally, he is the CTO of the Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at the Tel-Aviv University and the chairman of CyberSage, a cyber security startup focused on capacity-building technologies.
Menny is a former CISO in the intelligence services of the Israeli Defense Forces (Capt. (Res.)), and worked at Bank Hapoalim Group in various positions including the head of the IT Audit Department. A strategic adviser to leading enterprises around the world, as well as States and Governments and sits in the advisory board of several startup companies.
He is a member of the International Cyber Security Conference organizers team and co-created the Israeli hacking challenge and in the founding team of B-SIDES TLV, Menny also leads an esteemed community of Israeli cyber security experts and he is a member of the ISACA Cyber Security Subcommittee.
Menny’s publications are featured in renowned computer magazines and he appears frequently in the media.
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