Dr. Amit Elazari is a Director of Global Cybersecurity Policy at Intel Corporation (Global Government Affairs), and a Lecturer at the University of California (UC), Berkeley School of Information Master in Information and Cybersecurity, as well as a member of the External Advisory Committee for the UC Berkeley Center of Long Term Cybersecurity.
At Intel, she is responsible for shaping and executing Intel’s global security policy engagement across a broad range of portfolios and all of Intel technologies. She holds a Doctoral Degree in the Law (J.S.D.) from UC Berkeley School of Law, the world’s leading law institution for technology law, and graduated summa cum laude three prior degrees in law and business.
Her research in cybersecurity, privacy, and intellectual property has appeared in leading technology law and computer science journals, presented at conferences such as RSA, Black Hat, USENIX and USENIX Security, and featured at leading news sites such as The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and the New York Times. She has an extensive background in technical, policy and legal roles, and practiced law in Israel. You can find her publications on Google Scholar.
During her time at Berkeley she was a CLTC (Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity) Grantee, as well as a member of AFOG, Algorithmic Fairness and Opacity Working Group at Berkeley. In addition. On 2017, Amit was a CTSP Fellow.
She is the first Israeli LL.M. graduate to been admitted to the doctoral program at Berkeley or any other top U.S. doctoral program in law, on a direct-track basis. Her research interests include privacy, security, cyber law, copyright, patents and private ordering in intellectual property.
Her work has been published in leading journals, popular press, including The New York Times, The Washington Post and Wall Street Journal and presented in top security and Intellectual Property conferences including RSA, BlackHat, USENIX Enigma (see video), USENIX Security (see video), DEF CON (CPV, IoT Village, Skytalks, BsidesSF (see video)), BsidesLV and more.
For a full list visit Amit's Google Scholar Page.
Unconscionability 2.0 and the IP Boilerplate: A Revised Doctrine of Unconscionability for the Information Age
Can You Pay For Privacy? Consumer Expectations and the Behavior of Free and Paid Apps (Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Vol. 35, 2020) (Paper Award)
Do You Get What You Pay For? Comparing The Privacy Behaviors of Free vs. Paid Apps
50 Ways to Leak Your Data: An Exploration of Apps’ Circumvention of the Android Permissions System (Paper Award, USENIX Security 2019)
On The Ridiculousness of Notice and Consent: Contradictions in App Privacy Policies
User Attitudes towards Algorithmic Opacity and Transparency in Online Reviewing Platforms
Amit Elazari Bar On, We Need Bug Bounties for Bad Algorithms, for Vice, Motherboard (May 3, 2018)
Reyes, Irwin and Wijesekera, Primal and Reardon, Joel and Elazari Bar On, Amit and Razaghpanah, Abbas and Vallina-Rodriguez, Narseo and Egelman, Serge, “Won’t Somebody Think of the Children?” Examining COPPA Compliance at Scale (April 17, 2018). Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies ; 2018 (3):63–83.
Amit Elazari Bar On, Private Ordering Shaping Cybersecurity Policy – The Case of Bug Bounties, forthcoming in Rewired: The Past, Present, and Future of Cybersecurity (Ryan Ellis & Vivek Mohan Eds., 2018) [choose download anonymously option]
Amit Elazari Bar On, Cybersecurity in the Boardroom: New Horizons, Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy Blog (Apr. 18, 2017),https://sites.law.berkeley.edu/thenetwork/2017/04/18/cybersecurity-in-the-boardroom-new-horizons/
Amit Elazari Bar On, Bug Bounty Programs as a Corporate Governance “Best Practice” Mechanism, Berkeley Technology Law Journal Blog (Mar. 22, 2017), http://btlj.org/2017/03/bug-bounty-programs-as-a-corporate-governance-best-practice-mechanism/
Amit's RSA Keynote is now available (with her sister, Keren Elazari).
Amit's BsidesSF talk, is now available on video.
Amit's Enigma (Usenix) talk, Hacking the Law: Are Bug Bounties a True Safe Harbor? is now available on video.
Amit's USENIX Security talk, is now available on video.