Ortal Niv

Director Cyber Department, Ministry of Transportation, Israel

Ortal Niv has been Head of the Cyber Division MOT at the Israel Ministry of Transport and Road Safety since Jan 2019. She served as an Army Officer in the Israel Defense Force in a number of roles in cyber and encryption fields from 2005-2019, completing her military service as Major.

During her service she studied a Master of Science at the Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering.

She is starting research studies towards a PhD in the field of smart transportation in order to combine government action and academic research.