Liel Strauch is a data and cybersecurity enthusiast. She serves as the Director of Cybersecurity Research at PerimeterX and is responsible for helping the company build behavior-based application security products. Prior to PerimeterX, she worked as a Data Manager at eBay. Earlier in her career she held various roles in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) as part of a special intelligence force unit focusing on cybersecurity research and data mining from network and web data. Liel loves to read, travel and learn about new threats in the cyber world.
A trend is growing where online travel agencies and travel aggregators are unleashing armies of bots to run price scraping operations which may in certain cases, hoard tickets and prevent humans from making travel arrangements.