Rayna Stamboliyska

Lady Data Security in Paris, France

Rayna Stamboliyska

Lady Data Security in Paris, France

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As a professional with multidisciplinary expertise, my goal is to enable strategic development of key players in both the private and public sector, architect and drive their (open) innovation and expand activities in EMEA.

Creative and analytical data-driven strategist, I am a risk management and crisis mitigation expert with a focus on security governance, data protection and compliance. I am currently the VP for Governance and Public Affairs at YesWeHack, the #1 European Bug Bounty platform. My previous work centred on the intersection of technical audits and strategic developments, as sound knowledge of the technology, is indispensable to providing sound advice on moving forward.

An award-winning author for my most recent book La face cachée d'Internet ("The hidden face of the Internet", published with Larousse-Hachette), I have been extensively exploring the impact of data and technology in conflict and post-conflict zones in the MENA region, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Multilingual, I have consulted for international organisations, private companies, governments and non-profits.

Energetic and passionate, I have grown to become a recognised information security speaker committed to educating those outside of the industry on security threats and best practices. My forthcoming appearances are available on my calendar. Last but never the least, I write up the cybersecurity expert column 50 nuances d’Internet ("50 shades of the Internet") at ZDNet.fr I am also Associate Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris and teach Crisis Communication and Compliance at the IAE Poitiers.

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