As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Amit Yoran oversees the company’s strategic vision as Tenable works to empower organizations to understand and reduce their cyber security risk.
Amit brings to Tenable a unique blend of leadership in the private and public sectors. Previously, he served as president of RSA, leading its transformation into one of the most successful global security companies. Amit joined RSA through the acquisition of NetWitness, the network forensics company he founded and led as CEO.
Previously, Amit served as founding director of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) program in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He was also founder and CEO of Riptech, one of the first managed security service providers (MSSP), which was acquired by Symantec in 2002. Amit currently serves as a board member and adviser to several security startups. In addition, he is recognized as a thought leader and influencer in the security industry, and is often sought out to provide expert commentary on his vision for the future of cybersecurity at industry events and in the media.
Tenable transforms security technology for the business needs of tomorrow through comprehensive solutions that provide continuous visibility and critical context, enabling decisive actions to protect organizations. With more than one million users and more than 21,000 enterprise customers worldwide, Tenable is trusted by customers ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies, to government agencies around the world, to mid-sized and small businesses in all sectors.