Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber

Profile of Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber

Managing Partner & Partner, YL Ventures
Member Since: 11/5/2014
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Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber are Managing Partner and Partner, respectively, at YL Ventures, which invests early in cybersecurity, cloud computing, big data, and software-as-a-service software companies, and accelerates their evolution via strategic advice and Silicon Valley-based operational execution.

Yoav Andrew Leitersdorf has been a successful tech entrepreneur and investor for the past two decades. YL Ventures, which he founded, invests early in core-technology software companies in and around the Internet, and accelerates their evolution via value-added involvement and Silicon Valley-based business development. He currently serves on the boards of six YL Ventures portfolio companies: Karamba Security, Twistlock, Hexadite, Seculert, Upstream Commerce, and FireLayers. He served on the boards of BlazeMeter until it was exited to CA Technologies, ClickTale until it was exited to Amadeus Capital, and AcceloWeb until it was exited to Limelight Networks.

Ofer Schreiber has broad responsibilities across deal sourcing, investment due diligence, and portfolio company value-add, and currently serves as a board observer of Karamba Security, Twistlock, FireLayers and Hexadite. Ofer joined YL Ventures from IVC Research Center where he spent nearly three years researching and analyzing the Israeli technology and venture capital industry. While at IVC, he specialized in the telecommunications, Internet, and mobile sectors and conducted research related to investment firms.

Articles by Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber
Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
The Case for Integrating Physical Security & Cybersecurity
Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology,  3/20/2018
7 Spectre/Meltdown Symptoms That Might Be Under Your Radar
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content,  3/20/2018
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NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.