Ely Calderon

Lecturer in the Cyber Security and Forensics Program


Ely Calderon is the Head of Enforcement in The Israeli Privacy Protection Authority (IPPA) at the Israeli Ministry of Justice.

In this role, Ely provides leadership for the enforcement activities of the IPPA, thus protecting Personal Information held in digital databases by all entities in Israel – private, public, and governmental. This unique position allows for bridging the ever-growing gap between technology and regulation, utilizing his technological, marketing, and legal experience to strategize the IPPA’s enforcement policy, harness tools, and lead various teams. These teams include internal and external investigators, inspectors, lawyers, CPA’s and technological experts in the fields of forensic analysis, cybercrime and cyber protection, administrative and criminal enforcement of data protection law over the private and public sector, and the enforcement of the Digital Signature law.

Ely represents the authority in national and international enforcement collaborations, in parliament committees, governmental projects, and international conventions, taking part in the privacy legislation processes from inception to implementation and execution.