Shira Shamban is a security researcher and technical expert with a focus on threat intelligence. Shira started her professional career in cybersecurity as a military officer in the elite intelligence unit 8200 of the Israel Defense Force. During her 13-year service in the unit, Shira acquired hands-on experience in cybersecurity and intelligence operations while earning an engineering degree from Tel-Aviv University.
After her military service, Shira turned to security innovation in business. As the Data Initiative Lead at Dome9 Security, Shira is now leading the company’s security research to implement its results in Dome9’s products and by that help organizations embrace the public cloud securely. Shira strongly believes in empowering women in the world of technology. She volunteers as a lecturer and a mentor in forums such as SheCodes and OWASP-WIA.