Maya Horowitz is the Director of Threat Intelligence and Research at Check Point Software Technologies. Maya is responsible for leading the intelligence and research efforts while leveraging her team’s analysis into threat prevention products. Since Maya joined Check Point over 4 years ago, she has successfully discovered and exposed new cyber threat campaigns. Maya’s extensive background in information security has enabled her to effectively utilize her research and continuously improve Check Point’s threat prevention products. She has unveiled malicious threat actors and operations to the public, mitigating the outcomes of their attacks. Prior to Check Point, Maya served 10 years as an officer in the intelligence unit of the Israel Defense Forces. She holds a master’s degree in Psychology and Biology (Psycho-neuro Immunology) from Tel-Aviv University, Israel.