Associate, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya, & Fellow, Tel Aviv University's Yuval Ne'eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security, Israel
Deborah Housen-Couriel is expert in four major aspects of legal and policy areas of Israeli and global cybersecurity and regulation: cyber defense, critical infrastructure, cyber terrorism and internet governance. She researches, writes and speaks frequently on these issues at academic and professional conferences. She is a member of the Israeli Bar Association and Special Counsel to the New York law firm Zeichner, Ellman and Krause LLP in the field of cybersecurity. Currently, Deborah is a member of the International Group of Experts currently drafting the “Tallin 2” manual on state activity in cyberspace; and of the ILA’s Study Group on Cybersecurity, Terrorism and International Law. In 2010-11, she co-chaired the National Cyber Initiative's Policy and Regulation Committee, launched by the Prime Minister’s Office.