Sivan Tehila

Founder of Cyber Ladies NYC, Director of Solution Architecture at Perimeter 81 and Adjunct Professor of Cybersecurity at Yeshiva University

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Embrace uncertainty and grow from obstacles.

What do you do?

A cybersecurity expert with strong management and technical background, and proven track record for implementing and supporting a wide range of technology solutions. Passionate about working with people and companies and helping them to learn, understand, and improve their technology infrastructure in an effort to define a solid security strategy and strengthen the overall security posture.

Why did you choose this field?

I started my journey in the Israeli Defense Forces as a cybersecurity officer and served for ten years. I feel that if not the army, I would never consider a cyber career. That's one of the reasons I founded Cyber Ladies NYC, to expose more women to this filed and to give a stage to role models in the filed

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

Beliving that I can learn new things independently.
Not to be afraid of setting up aspiring goals.
Adopt a mentor at the beginning of my career.
To know how to build my personal branding and career strategy early on

Why do you love working in STEM?

I feel like I learn something new every day. We live in the Digital Transformation Age and in uncertain times and I am excited to be part of this change, to shape it in my way, to create an impact and help others to live in a more secure digital environment

Best advice for next generation?

Embrace uncertainty and grow from obstacles

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

"Creativity is intelligence having fun" Albert Einstein

NOMINATE a woman in STEM

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