Dr. Haya Shulman

Cybersecurity Analytics and Defences at Fraunhofer SIT

Dr. Haya Shulman is the director of the Cybersecurity Analytics and Defences (CAD) department at the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology SIT in Darmstadt and head of the Analytics Based Cybersecurity research area at the National Applied Cybersecurity Research Center ATHENE, as well as Fraunhofer SIT's deputy representative at ATHENE.

In 2021, Shulman was awarded Germany's most prestigious IT security prize, the German IT Security Prize from the Horst Görtz Foundation, for the development of the Cache Test security solution as part of her work for SIT's ATHENE Research Center. She is the scientific director of the Fraunhofer Project Center for Cybersecurity and a visiting professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel and current initiator and director of the Hessian-Israeli Partnership Accelerator Program in Darmstadt and Jerusalem.

Haya Shulman studied computer science at Bar-Ilan University in Israel from 2002. She received her Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude in 2005 and her Master's degree from 2007 to 2009 with a master's thesis on the Secure Execution of Software in Remote, Hostile Environments. She subsequently earned her Ph.D. in computer science in 2014. Her doctoral thesis was titled “Towards a Secure Domain Name System“.