Amichai Shulman

amichai_shulmanAmichai Shulman is Co-Founder and CTO of Imperva, where he heads Imperva’s research organization focused on security and compliance. Shulman regularly lectures at trade conferences and delivers monthly eSeminars. He has appeared on CNN, in the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, BBC and Sydney Morning Herald. Prior to Imperva, he was founder and CTO of Edvice Security Services Ltd., a consulting group that provided application and database security services to major financial institutions, including Web and database penetration testing and security strategy, design and implementation. He served in the Israel Defense Forces, where he led a team that identified new computer attack and defense techniques. He has B.S. and M.S. Degrees in Computer Science.

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Imperva 2017 IT Security Predictions

Botnet of Things: The lion’s share of growth in connected devices is related to IoT – cameras, smart watches, fitness bracelets, smart shoes, smart TVs and other connected appliances. In fact, we discussed the issue of botnets and the Internet of Things (IoT)  at the end of 2015. These simple devices, with embedded computing and communication …


Facebook Buys Stolen Passwords From Dark Web

Facebook has been buying stolen passwords from the dark web in a bid to protect users. By purchasing stolen passwords off the black market, Facebook aims to increase its own security, as well as protect users who rely on one password for two or more accounts.  Amichai Shulman, founder and CTO of Imperva: “Paying for …

25 Worst Passwords of 2015

25 Worst Passwords of 2015

In response to a new report from Splash Data which revealed the most popular passwords stolen over the course of the year, Security experts at Imperva, Tripwire, ESET and Lieberman Software have the following comments on it.

Websites are targeted by Hackers

Three Greek Banks Websites are targeted by Hackers

In response to the news that a group of hackers have threatened to collapse the websites of three banks in Greece if they do not pay 20,000 Bitcoins, Amichai Shulman, CTO of Imperva have the following comments on it.

TalkTalk Falls Victim to Cyber Attack

TalkTalk Falls Victim to Cyber Attack

TalkTalk has confirmed that it has suffered a “significant and sustained cyber-attack.” TalkTalk has which has over 4 million customers in the UK. While details are limited, TalkTalk has said that the hackers may have accessed its customer database – including names, addresses, date of birth, email address, telephone numbers, TalkTalk account information, credit card …

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Google Wi-Fi Router OnHub

New Google Wi-Fi Router OnHub

Google’s new OnHub router is said to be offering secure, easy-to-set up Wi-Fi access point. Google proposes to ensure that OnHub is secured by automating updates so that clueless users and over-worked network administrators don’t have to update their routers. Security experts from ESET and Imperva discuss whether these features make the router any safer than other …

Carphone Warehouse

Hacking of Carphone Warehouse

Carphone Warehouse has been hacked and the personal details of 2.4 million customers may have been accessed. Up to 90,000 customers may also have had their encrypted credit card details accessed. Security Experts from Lieberman Software, Imperva and ESET provide insight and tips for affected customers. Philip Lieberman, CEO of Lieberman Software : “This is an excellent …

Hackers Spread Malware

Hackers are Spreading Malware via Yahoo Ads

Hackers are using Yahoo’s ad network to spread malware to hundreds of millions of internet users. Cybercriminals are utilising Yahoo’s own ad network to deliver malware to hundreds of millions of visitors to some of the internet giant’s most popular websites. Hugely popular websites including itself, as well as the portal’s sports, finance, celebrity …

Using Jane Austen Writing to Spreads Malware

Hackers are Using Jane Austen Writing to Spreads Malware

News has broken that hackers are using passages from literary classics, in particular Jane Austen, to fool antivirus software. Amichai Shulman, CTO of Imperva and David Harley, Senior Research Fellow at IT Security Firm ESET commented on the Jane Austen Spreads Malware. Amichai Shulman, CTO of Imperva : “This is emphasizing what we have been saying again and again …

Shortage of IT Professionals Revealed

Comment on Shortage of IT Professionals Revealed

In response to a new Lieberman survey which reveals that there is a shortage of skilled IT professionals, Amichai Shulman, CTO of Imperva explains how the problem can be solved. Amichai Shulman, CTO of Imperva :  “The skills shortage is a long-term challenge facing the cyber security industry, one that needs to be addressed in …