Shira Shamban is a security researcher and technical expert with a focus on threat intelligence. Shira 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 military, Shira acquired hands-on experience in cybersecurity and intelligence operations while earning an engineering degree from Tel-Aviv University. After her military service, Shira turned to security innovation in business. As the Head of Security Research at Dome9 Security, Shira is now leading the company’s security research, in order to implement its results in Dome9's products and by that help organizations embrace the public cloud securely. Shira is focused on creating actionable insights out of large masses of data, and designed the company’s cloud intrusion detection product. Shira strongly believes in empowering women in the world of technology. She volunteers as a lecturer, a mentor and an organizer in forums such as SheCodes, Cyber Ladies and OWASP-WIA. Shira is also an active board member in the Israeli branch of OWASP, and in the advisory board of two stealth mode start-ups and the Yeshiva University cybersecurity program.