Special Assistant for Internet Governance
Office of the Department of Defense - Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity
Ms. Yaniv serves as Special Assistant for Internet Governance in the Office of the Department of Defense Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity. Prior to assuming this position, Ms Yaniv was the first Director of the DoD Globalization Task Force (GTF) and responsible for developing and implementing a strategy for mitigating national security risks to DoD arising from the increasing globalization of the information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure.
Prior to officially assuming the role of Director, GTF, Ms. Yaniv supported ASD(NII)/DoD CIO under an Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement with the RAND Corporation as a Senior Policy Advisor/Counsel for Information Assurance . Before beginning her career with the government, Ms. Yaniv was a corporate attorney with law firms in Washington, DC and Los Angeles, California.
Ms. Yaniv graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of the Arts in International Studies. She received her Juris Doctor with honors from the University Of Maryland School Of Law and later her Master of Laws in International and Comparative Law with honors from Georgetown University Law Center.