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Gil Baram

cPASS Postdoc

Gil Baram

Dr. Gil Baram is a post-doctoral researcher at the Cyber Escalation Lab, Center for Peace and Security Studies, University of California San Diego. Previously she was a Fulbright cybersecurity post-doctoral fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University.

Her postdoctoral research focuses on national decision-making during cyber conflict and the question of secrecy versus publicity in offensive cyber operations. She completed her Ph.D. research at the School of Political Science, Government and International Relations at Tel Aviv University.

Gil has held fellow positions with the Centre of Excellence for National Security at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at Tel Aviv University, and served as Head of Research at the Israeli think tank Yuval Ne'eman workshop for Science, Technology and Security.

In this capacity, she led and guided a wide range of specialized cyber, space and national security projects within various government agencies, including the Israeli Ministry of Defence, Israeli National Cyber Directorate, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs and more.

Previously, she held cyber intelligence positions within Israel’s National Information Security Authority (at the Prime Minister office).