Gil Baram

Gil Baram, PhD
Research Fellow

Email: gilbaram@berkeley.edu

Dr. Gil Baram is a cyber strategy and policy expert with more than 15 years of experience leading innovative research, lecturing and consulting senior business leaders and government officials.

Her research focuses on governmental decision-making during cyberattacks and strategic attribution-related policy. She works at the intersection of cyber and international security, examining under what circumstances governments choose public disclosure of attacks or secrecy.

Her research interests encompass various aspects of cyber warfare and covert actions, including the impact of technology on national security, cyber and national security, the role of Intelligence agencies in cyberattacks, cyber threats to space systems, and more.

Gil hold fellow positions with the Centre of Excellence for National Security at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at Tel Aviv University.

She was a Fulbright cybersecurity post-doctoral fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University. She also served as head of cyber and space research at the Israeli think tank Yuval Ne’eman workshop for Science, Technology and Security. In this capacity, she led and guided a wide range of specialized cyber, space, AI and national security projects within various government agencies, including the National Cyber Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence and more.

Previously, she held cyber intelligence positions within Israel’s National Information Security Authority (at the Prime Minister office).

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