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Iftach (Ian) Amit - Security & Innovation. Tel Aviv, , IL

Iftach (Ian) Amit

VP Consulting | Security & Innovation

Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

Information Security, Hacking and Business



Seasoned manager in the security and software industry with vast experience in a myriad areas of software (from enterprise security, through retail oriented, to end user software and large back-end systems). Highly experienced in leading marketing opportunities, and translating technical innovation into marketable concepts that increase sales and exposure.

Information Security expert with vast experience ranging from low level technical expertise and up to corporate security policy, regulatory compliance and strategy. BlackHat and DefCon speaker, with vast experience in public speaking and private customer focused seminars.

Linux & Unix expertise including large scale deployments in datacenter, Enterprise database management and implementation (Oracle) on Unix & Linux systems. Networking in a secure environment.

My goals are to keep leading innovation - both from the technology side, as well as from the sales and marketing aspects. Increasing revenues and general value through these activities are my expertise and passion.

Industry Expertise (2)

Computer Software

Computer/Network Security

Areas of Expertise (5)

Information Security Management

Information Security Policy

Cyber Security



Education (1)

The Interdisciplinary Center: BA, Computer Science & Business Administration 2001

Affiliations (6)

  • IDC Alumni
  • DefCon Speakers
  • BlackHat Speakers
  • Board Member - CSA Israel
  • DC9723

Event Appearances (8)

Pushing in, and pulling out slowly without anyone paying attention

Hashdays Security Conference  Lucern, Switzerland

Advanced data exfiltration, APT and red-team testing

Brucon  Brussels, Belgium

VoIP botnets and data exfiltration

DefCon 19  Las Vegas, NV, USA

Advanced Data Exfltration

23rd Annual FIRST Conference  Vienna, Austria

Cyber[Crime|War] - Connecting the Dots

SOURCE Boston  Boston, MA, USA

CyberWar, Terrorism, and Crime - a view from the trenches

International Conference on Cyber Terrorism  Herzlya, Israel

Advanced data exfiltration - the way Q would have done it

GovcertNT  Rotterdam, Netherlands

Advanced Data Exfiltration

SOURCE Barcelona  Barcelona, Spain

Sample Talks (1)

Cyber[Crime|War] - Connecting the Dots

In this talk we will explore the uncharted waters between CyberCrime and CyberWarfare, while mapping out the key players (mostly on the state side) and how past events can be linked to the use of syndicated CyberCrime organization when carrying out attacks on the opposition. We will discuss the connections between standard warfare (kinetic) and how modern campaigns use cyber security to its advantage and as an integral part of it.



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Corporate Training


1500 to 3000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee