Becker, who was previously Head of the Cyber Operations Division (Colonel) of Unit 8200, IDF’s elite cyber and intelligence unit, will be leading the global team of top experts assisting organizations in preparing, containing, and responding to sophisticated attacks including major ransomware, corporate espionage, financial theft and nation-state campaigns
TEL-AVIV, Israel and NEW YORK, February 23, 2022 – Sygnia, a leading incident response and cyber security consulting company that protects organizations worldwide, announced today that Amir Becker is joining the team as its new Vice President of Incident Response.
Amir Becker joins Sygnia with over 25 years of experience in cyber operations, threat intelligence and diplomacy, including leading large scale cyber programs that have pushed and defined the boundaries of cyberspace. Most recently, Becker headed the Cyber Operations Division (Colonel) at Unit 8200, IDF’s elite cyber and intelligence unit. Prior to that, Becker served as the first Cyber Attaché to the U.S. at the Israeli Embassy in Washington D.C.
As the Head of the Cyber Operations Division of Unit 8200, Becker led the development and implementation of IDF’s updated cyber operational doctrine. During his term as the Cyber Attaché, he led the bilateral engagements between Israel and the US in the cyber-realm. He advanced the strategic dialogue between Israel and the US as well as promoted the ongoing relationships between the nations’ cyber eco-systems.
Becker received the prestigious Israeli Presidential National Security Award for technological breakthroughs in the cyber field.
“We are honored to welcome Amir Becker to Sygnia as our new VP of Incident Response,” said Ram Elboim, CEO of Sygnia. “A senior leader of Becker’s caliber, with extensive geo-political perspective and strategic, front-line experience extends the value Sygnia delivers to its clients. Becker’s leadership will be critical in helping clients gain control of the cyber terrain to outsmart attackers and to resume operations with minimal disruption.”
“I am proud to join the industry-leading team at Sygnia and to lend my expertise to deliver next-level support for our clients,” said Amir Becker, Vice President of Incident Response at Sygnia. “Organizations worldwide of all sizes are vulnerable to attacks, and the impressive track record Sygnia has in quickly and decisively responding to some of the most sophisticated cyber attacks is a key factor in helping our clients to prevent, contain, and respond to known and unknown threats.”
To learn more about Sygnia and its cybersecurity expertise, visit: www.sygnia.co
Sygnia is a Team8 and Temasek company, part of the ISTARI Collective. Sygnia provides incident response and cyber security consulting services, helping organizations worldwide to quickly contain and remediate attacks and proactively enhance their cyber resilience. The proven track record, commitment, and discretion have earned Sygnia the trust of security teams, senior executives, and management boards at leading organizations worldwide including many of the Fortune 500 companies.
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