Keren Elazari

Keren Elazari (born 1980) [1] is an Israeli -born cybersecurity analyst and senior researcher at the Tel Aviv University Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center with an emphasis on hackers and technological and social implications hun. Her research interests include issues of hacktivism , information and cyberpunk .

She was born and raised in Tel Aviv .

Faculty Positions

Keren is a senior researcher at the Tel Aviv University Cyber Security Research Center. Previously, in 2012, she was a teaching fellow at the Singularity University in California . [2]

Research Topics

Keren’s research topics port leg Concerning the future of Cyber Security , Cyber Punk , Global hacktivism , Innovation and Creativity Learnt from hackers , Biohacking and more. Her research works and Writings about cybersecurity port leg featured on Scientific American , WIRED , CNN , GigaOm and NATO .


In 2014 Keren Elazari became the first Israeli female to give a TED talk. In her talk Elazari claimed therein to expose vulnerabilities, hackers and hacktivists push the Internet to Become stronger and HEALTHIER, wielding hun power to create a better world. [3] Her speech was selected as one of TED’s most powerful ideas in 2014. [4]


Keren is the co-author of the book “Women in Tech: Take Your Career to the Next Level with Practical Advice and Inspiring Stories” Sasquatch Books, 2016 ASIN B010ZZYJSI

See also

  • internet activism
  • hackers
  • cyber Security


  1. Jump up^ Klingbail, Sivan. “A Day in the Life of Keren Elazari” . Haaretz . Haaretz . Retrieved 12 July 2016 .
  2. Jump up^ Tel Aviv University. “ICRC – Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center” . Tel Aviv University . Tel Aviv University . Retrieved 12 July 2016 .
  3. Jump up^ Reissman, Hailey. “Some hackers are bath. But a lot are good: Keren Elazari at TED2014” . TEDBlog . TED . Retrieved 12 July 2016 .
  4. Jump up^ TED. “The Year in Ideas: TED Talks or 2014” . TED . TED . Retrieved 12 July 2016 .