Eyal Benishti



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Eyal Benishti is the CEO of IRONSCALES. He first joined the company in 2013. IRONSCALES is the first and only email phishing solution to combine human intelligence with machine learning to automatically prevent, detect and respond to phishing attacks in real-time.

Previously, Benishti was a security researcher & malware analyst at Radware and before that a java tech lead at Imperva. Earlier in his career he worked with Amdocs as a Java developer.

Benishti earned an undergraduate degree in computer science and mathematics from Bar-Ilan University.



  1. Eyal Benishti pioneered the development of the world’s first self-learning anti-phishing email security solution that combines human intelligence and machine learning technologies for automatic prevention, detection and autonomous incident response to cyber-attacks in real time. Under Eyal’s leadership, IRONSCALES has filed four patents for anti-phishing and email security solutions and secured three funding rounds from K1 and Israel’s RDSeed totaling more than $20 million. IRONSCALES has been recognized for numerous awards, including Frost & Sullivan’s AI-Powered Email Security Innovation Award and Best Enterprise Email Security Solution by the Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards. Eyal Benishti is extremely intelligent, is customer-obsessed, and people-centric, which are unique and appreciated qualities in a CEO. He loves to stay close to our customers and prospects, so it’s common to find Eyal on the product demos, on customer and partner calls, and he’s always asking employees for feedback. He is a humble leader and one that we’re fortunate to have at IRONSCALES.

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