Brig. Gen. (Res.) Rami Efrati

Former Head of the Civilian Division INCD, Pro-Int Ltd., Israel

Brig. Gen. (Res.) Rami Efrati has served in the Israel Defense Forces for more than twenty-eight years. He commanded numerous prestigious operational and technological positions in Military Intelligence and received the Creative Thinking Award from the Director of Military Intelligence. With his many years of experience in anti-terrorism and Intelligence technology Mr. Rami Efrati is an expert in Cyber Strategic Methods. He is one of the founding members and former Head the Civilian Division of the Israel National Cyber Bureau in the Prime Minister's Office. In this capacity he raised Israel to a leading position in the civilian aspects of global Cyber Security and brought multi-national companies to open cyber R&D centers in Israel. Mr. Efrati has leveraged the existential cyber threat to Israel into a unique business opportunity encouraging the development of a large cyber ecosystem supporting hundreds of new cyber related startups. Mr. Efrati is currently involved in international level strategic projects for Cyber Security and innovation focusing on state-of-the-art methods and technologies to identify the key priorities at the right time to make sure governments and companies benefit from Cyber Security. Until recently Mr. Efrati was a founder and President of Firmitas Cyber Solutions focusing on providing a unique technological approach for the security of mission-critical infrastructure sector & Industrial Internet of Things. Mr. Efrati is an Associate in the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya (IDC), a place he shares his unique experience in the cyber terror world. Mr. Efrati is also a guest expert and lecturer in the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and a Senior Cyber Fellow in Yuval Ne'eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security in Tel Aviv University. Mr. Efrati is serving the community as Past District Governor of Lions Clubs International in Israel and was presented with the Ambassador of Good Will Award