Security talk: Keren Elazari -- The Cyber-Circus -- What The Rise of Hacking Everyday Things Means for All of Us
Lecture | February 3 | 1-2:45 p.m. | 132 Boalt Hall, School of Law
In 2017, cybersecurity is about the trust people place in everyday things like baby monitors, cars, insulin pumps and anything in between, and researchers are eager to demonstrate just how untrustworthy these can be. Amid media frenzy, stunt hacks, Internet‐of‐Things attacks and high‐profile disclosures, can friendly hackers help industry build safer products? Welcome to the Cyber‐Circus.
Keren Elazari is a security researcher, author and strategic analyst. Her independent research work, analysis and writing about emerging security issues has been featured by TED, Scientific American, WIRED, VICE and more. Keren holds an MA in Security Studies from Tel Aviv University where she is a senior researcher at the ICRC Center, focusing on the complex relationships between hackers, industry and government. In 2014, Keren became the first Israeli woman to speak at the annual TED conference. Kerens TED talk about the role of hackers has been viewed by millions, translated to 27 languages and selected for TEDs list of Most Powerful Ideas. In 2016, Keren co‐authored an Amazon bestseller book for Women in Tech, published by Penguin Random House.