Asaf Hecht is the Security Research Group Manager in CyberArk who manages one of the research groups in CyberArk Labs. He focuses on researching and discovering the latest attack techniques, and applying lessons learned to improve cyber-defenses. Hecht's primary research areas are network defense, cloud security and application of machine learning. Prior to CyberArk, Hecht served eight years in the Israeli Army. He was the Team Leader for the advanced cyber-hunting team, an elite force that protects military top-secret networks and reveals APTs. In addition, Hecht is also a skilled helicopter pilot.