CTO & co-founder, Skycure
Yair Amit, CTO and co-founder of Skycure, leads the research and development efforts of the company. The findings of his work were covered by The New York Times, Forbes, Washington Post, The Next Web and many other media outlets and presented in conferences around the world, including OWASP, RSA, INNOVATE and IMPACT. Before founding Skycure, Yair managed the Application Security & Research Group at IBM, which he joined as part of the Watchfire acquisition. In his role, Yair led the research and implementation of IBM’s application security next-generation technology. Mr. Amit graduated summa cum laude from Tel Aviv University with a bachelor’s degree in bio-informatics.
- Website http://www.skycure.com/blog/http-request-hijacking/
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