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Sigalit Maor-Hirsh

Sigalit explores the connections between sociology and technology in the nexus of society, nation-states, and Internet giants. Her research includes social protests, terrorism, election processes, and more, all of which are related to social networks.

Sigalit is a faculty member in the Data, Administration, and Democracy Division at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy; A lecturer at the “Sami Ofer School of Communication,” Reichman University. Sigalit is a Fellow of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at Reichman University.

Sigalit has served in the security sector for over two decades cumulating her career in the public security sector as the Prime Minister’s Office’s head of the cyber division.

She has recently managed an information & directive project at the IDF Home Front Command, combining data, society, and the army. Its purpose is to make decisions in times of emergency.

Sigalit is a founding partner of a startup in the field of cyber and intelligence.

She holds an MA degree in the Middle East in Modern History from Tel Aviv University and an MA degree in Communication & New Media (Cum Laude) from Reichman University.

She graduated from the Wexner Foundation for Senior Managers in Public Service in Israel in 2016.