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Men’s Event

No cost to attend ■ Dinner and drinks will be served ■ Dietary laws observed
Minimum gift of $180 to JEWISHcolorado’s Flagship Fund is requested.*

*Adjusted minimum pledge: Men ages 13-18=$36; ages 19-21=$54; ages 22-25=$100; Seniors on a fixed income=$100

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About our Keynote Speaker

Menny Barzilay
Cyber Warriors – Israel & Colorado Taking on the Digital World

JEWISHcolorado is excited to feature Menny Barzilay, an internationally known cyber security expert, at this year’s Men’s Event. Menny will provide a fascinating look at the impact technology has on our lives and on global security. With his distinctive style and ingenious outlook, Menny will make us think about the future of cyber space, the vulnerabilities both the U.S. and Israel face, and the importance of fostering this partnership to combat growing cyber threats now and into the future.

Colorado is at the forefront of partnering with Israel to address significant threats to global security in cyber space. Menny has worked with Governor Hickenlooper and others to bring best practices to the State of Colorado. 

Menny is an internationally known cyber security expert and evangelist of innovation. He is a strategic adviser to leading enterprises around the world, as well as states and governments and sits on the advisory board of several startup companies. He is frequently invited to speak at conferences and prestigious events worldwide, and he regularly appears in the media. Menny is a co-founder of ALiCE, an AI Cyber Security Startup, co-founder at FortyTwo Global, Cyber Security Professional Services (Israel), and co-founder at FortyTwo R&D Labs (India). Additionally, he is the CTO of the Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at the Tel-Aviv University.

Menny is a former CISO in the intelligence services of the Israeli Defense Forces (Capt. Res.) and worked at the leading Israeli banking group in various positions, including the head of the IT Audit Department. He is a member of the International Cyber Security Conference organizers team and co-founded both the Israeli hacking challenge and B-SIDES TLV. He also leads an esteemed community of Israeli cyber security experts, and he is a member of the ISACA Cyber Security Subcommittee.