Shira Shamban is a security researcher and technical expert with a focus on threat intelligence. She 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, Shamban acquired hands-on experience in cybersecurity and intelligence operations while earning an engineering degree from Tel-Aviv University. After her military service, Shamban turned to security innovation in business. As the Data Initiative Lead at Dome9 Security, Shamban is now helping organizations embrace the public cloud securely. Shamban 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.