Sivan Tehila

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


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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