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Sanaz Yashar is a senior manager at Mandiant. In this role, she assists EMEA government agencies and commercial organizations in uncovering today’s most advanced threats, while also providing feedback on the various threats specifically targeting the Middle East.
Her holistic analysis provides organizations a strategic level of insight into the potential operational impact of advanced threats, while also providing hands-on hunting and remediation recommendations.
Prior to joining Mandiant, Sanaz was director of threat intelligence at an Israeli cybersecurity company. She has over 15 years’ experience with the Israel Defense Forces, working within the elite intelligence unit, specializing in variety of novel cyber operations.
Her experience as an Intelligence officer, combined with her Middle Eastern background, allows Sanaz to provide a unique kind of threat analysis from the attacker’s point of view and mindset to give a focused, proactive solutions.
Sanaz was born in Tehran, Iran and immigrated to Israel, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Tel Aviv University and MBA degree from Ben Gurion University.