Cloudlock CyberLab

Combining Israeli military threat intelligence and the world's largest CASB and cloud security platform

Founded by Israeli Elite Cybersecurity Military Intelligence experts, the Cloudlock CyberLab delivers actionable cybersecurity intelligence and crowdsourced security analytics across more than 10 million users and billions of data points daily.

What We Do

The Cloudlock CyberLab analyzes trends in security and customer data using the largest peer-driven, crowdsourced cloud cybersecurity platform, providing unique insights on cybersecurity threats related to the cloud.

The CyberLab and Cyber Intelligence Leadership

The Cloudlock CyberLab is comprised of a global team of leading security experts, analysts and penetration testers, incident responders, forensic investigators, security researchers, published authors, and sought-after speakers, with a focus on the threats related to the cloud. The team complements Cisco Cloudlock’s community-based security intelligence to provide the richest insight into cloud threats in the industry.

Media Coverage

The Cloudlock CyberLab is consistently covered by leading security associations and media outlets, including the following publications.

SC Magazine
Security Week
Network World

Research and Findings

CloudLock Cloud Cybersecurity Report

Cisco Cloudlock Cloud Cybersecurity Report: The 1% Who Can Take Down Your Organization

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The Riskiest Industries in the Cloud: Where Do You Stand?

In-depth cloud risk analysis across eight distinct industries, extrapolating insights from 10 million users, 250,000+ cloud applications, and 1 billion files.

Cloud Cybersecurity Report: The 1% Who Can Take Down Your Organization

Examination of cloud cybersecurity trends across users, collaboration and apps, finding 75% of security risk attributed to 1% of users.

Cloud Cybersecurity Report: The Extended Perimeter

Analysis on the cloud attack surface, with findings including a 10x increase in files stored in public cloud apps and 4x increase in third-party connected apps.

Cyber Facts

  • Location Map

    On average, an organization's cloud assets are accessed from over

    130unique locations
    per day.

  • Application Banned

    Of all applications banned,

    30%are classified as high-risk due to excessive access scopes

  • Man on Computer

    70%of User activity originates from browsers without the latest security in place

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Ron Zalkind

CTO and Co-Founder

As CTO Ron is responsible for Cloudlock's overall technology and product vision and continuous innovation.

Prior to founding Cloudlock, Ron was Director of Product Management at Interwise (acquired by AT&T), and held varied Engineering Management positions in Private and Military sectors such as the Israeli Air Force Software Development unit, where he worked on the development of mission critical intelligence systems. Ron has over 20 years of experience building complex software systems and product platforms.

Ron was named a CTO of the Year Finalist for the 2014 MassTLC Leadership Awards and Winner of the 2014 Golden Bridge Awards. He has been featured in SecurityWeek, TechCrunch, Boston Business Journal, and more. Ron has spoken at Dreamforce 2014, as well as the 2014 MassTLC Security Conference: Building Security Into an Insecure World.

Ron has a BA in Computer Science from the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Jaffa and is a graduate of MAMRAM (Elite software developer program at IDF Computer & Technology Unit)

Ori Keren

VP Advanced Development, Cyber Intelligence

As VP Advanced Development, Cyber Intelligence at Cloudlock, Ori and his team’s mission is to enable advanced insights for Cloudlock's customers and the security industry at large. Ori was formerly VP of Engineering at Cloudlock where he enabled our talented group of engineers to execute and deliver continuous value to our customers. Ori joined Cloudlock in 2012 and built Cloudlock's Israel Engineering branch.

Prior to joining Cloudlock, Ori managed an engineering group at Interwise (acquired by AT&T). With more than 13 years of experience, Ori has a solid record building excellent engineering organizations from the ground up and leading innovative software projects that drive mission-critical value to large enterprises globally. An avid inventor and innovator, he has been granted two patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Ori has been featured in leading industry publications and media outlets, including IsraelDefense and NRG.

Ori has a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.

Yishai Beeri

Director for Cybersecurity Research

As Director for Cybersecurity Research at Cloudlock, Yishai is responsible for exploring the future of the company’s products and technology, as well as Cloudlock’s CyberLab research facility. Previously Yishai was Principal Engineer at Cloudlock’s CTO office.

Prior to joining Cloudlock, Yishai co-founded and managed a high-end technology consultancy trusted by many of Israel’s leading technology companies, including Check Point, TASE, Sungard, and CommTouch.

Yishai has over 20 years of experience in software development, technology research and entrepreneurship.

Yishai holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and is a veteran of 8200, the Israeli Defense Forces’ elite intelligence core unit.

Ayse Kaya-Firat

Director of Customer Insights and Analytics

Ayse is the Director of Customer Insights and Analytics within the Cloudlock CyberLab where she is responsible for identifying key customer and data insights that inform and shape strategic planning from identification of new market opportunities to product expansion.

Ayse has a proven track record of successfully developing and managing enterprise client relationships, mining and turning customer data into insights through rigorous analysis, creative storytelling and timely actions. Some of Ayse's work at Cloudlock has been featured in media outlets such as VentureBeat, the Washington Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Prior to Cloudlock, Ayse worked as a strategic management consultant for several Fortune 50 companies, specifically focusing on online search, mobile and social media industries

Ayse holds a Master of Science from MIT's Engineering Systems Division, and completed research at MIT Sloan School of Management on Technology Forecasting. She also has an Master of Engineering degree from Texas A&M and bachelor’s degree from Bogazici University, both in the fields of Operations Research and Industrial Engineering.

Meshi Yona

Cybersecurity Analyst

Meshi is a Cybersecurity Analyst within Cloudlock’s CyberLab research facility. She is responsible for proactive monitoring of customer environments as well as conducting in-depth investigations into potential breaches.

Prior to Cloudlock, Meshi was an officer in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). She served four years in Israeli Defense Forces’ elite intelligence core unit 8200, typically referred to as the “Israeli NSA”.

Meshi is a graduate of the Israeli Army’s MATAM course for technologic intelligential systems.

David Melamed

Senior Research Engineer

As a Senior Research Engineer in the Cloudlock Cyber Intelligence Team, David is responsible for the design and architecture of the core system. Constantly keeping up with cutting-edge technologies and assessing their use for the team, he is also in charge of the operations for the Cyber Intelligence and CyberLab teams. David brings over 15 years of experience in leading research and software development in various programming languages, in high-scale environments. He is also a regular speaker at local meetups.

Prior to Cloudlock, David worked as a senior developer at MyHeritage, a leader in online genealogy boasting billions of profiles.

David holds a Ph.D. in BioInformatics from Paris XI University (France) obtained with distinction.

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