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By Lauren Mattos

Hexadite Superhero Spotlight: Lior Ben Porat, Research & Development

Superhero Spotlight

This post is the first in an ongoing series about Hexadite’s awesome employees. Interested in working here? Check out our open positions on our careers page.

Lior Ben Porat is a Security Researcher at Hexadite. What does that mean? Well, he finds out what the bad guys are up to by conducting in-depth research into different aspects of the InfoSec world, and then hands over that knowledge to our engineers who then build it into Hexadite AIRS. Essentially, Lior is one of the behind-the-scenes, unsung heroes for our customers—he finds out what nefarious threats are coming down the pike and makes sure it never crosses their path.

Like with all employee profiles, we asked the ultimate hard-hitting question: crunchy or smooth peanut butter? It should please you to know that Lior is staunchly in favor of crunchy peanut butter, putting him firmly on the right side of history.

Here’s some more about Lior…

What is your current role?

Security Researcher based in our Tel-Aviv, Israel office.

What do you do for Hexadite?

My mission is to provide actionable insights to Hexadite by conducting innovative research on different aspects of the InfoSec world.

What makes Hexadite different than other workplaces?

Every person that works here is truly unique, which in and of itself makes Hexadite an awesome place to work. Everyone is a true professional and we all enjoy working together towards a common goal.

Why should someone work at Hexadite?

If you love the challenge of solving complex & serious real-world problems, then working here will be extremely rewarding. Also, the great people and fun atmosphere make it that much better!

What are your hobbies outside of work?

Motorcycles and anything related to them – I currently own a Kawasaki ZX-6R sportbike that gives me a huge smile whenever I’m riding it. It always feels great to improve my skills and I really enjoy taking it to the extreme.

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Hexadite’s Newest Employee: You

Do you want to work with Lior? Of course you do—who wouldn’t? Look at that bike! We have several open R&D positions in our Tel-Aviv office—check them out here. We also have several open positions in the US as well.

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