June 27, 2013
Leading Network Security Provider Announced Winner of Prestigious Award
Tenable Network Security, Inc., the leader in real-time vulnerability management, today announced that its co-founders were named as winners of the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2013 Award in the Maryland region. Ron Gula, CEO; Jack Huffard, President, and COO; and Renaud Deraison, Chief Research Officer were named as co-recipients of the award in Defense and Security among winners across 11 categories. All winners were announced at the invitation-only special awards gala held on June 26, 2013 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront.
"It’s been a privilege to be selected by Ernst and Young as Entrepreneur of the Year in Defense and Security” says Ron Gula, CEO and Co-founder, Tenable Network Security. "Our fellow candidates are some of Maryland’s most innovative and stand-out business leaders, and it’s an honor to be named among such good company. Entrepreneurship and innovation are some of the driving values of the Tenable team, and I am excited to accept this award on behalf of everyone who works daily to make our company the leader in vulnerability management.”
Tenable Network Security is one of the most widely recognized cybersecurity companies in the world, providing protection to organizations including the U.S. Department of Defense. Along with its world renowned Nessus vulnerability scanner, its SecurityCenter platform is the first to provide real-time detection and notifications of vulnerabilities within networks often vulnerable to exploitation by hackers. Tenable’s products are used by leading enterprises, governments, and military entities around the world to provide top-tier vulnerability management for critical systems and information.
Gula, Huffard, and Deraison will proceed with the other regional winners to compete for the Ernst and Young National Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 award. Winners in several national categories, including the National Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Overall Award winner will be announced at the annual award gala, held in Palm Springs, California on November 16, 2013.
For more information on Tenable Network Security products and solutions, please visit www.tenable.com.
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About Tenable Network Security
Tenable Network Security transforms security technology for the business needs of tomorrow through comprehensive solutions that provide continuous visibility and critical context, enabling decisive actions to protect your organization. Tenable eliminates blind spots, prioritizes threats, and reduces exposure and loss. With more than one million users and more than 20,000 enterprise customers worldwide, organizations trust Tenable for proven security innovation. Tenable's customers range from Fortune Global 500 companies, to the U.S. Department of Defense, to mid-sized and small businesses in all sectors, including finance, government, healthcare, higher education, retail and energy. Transform security with Tenable, the creators of Nessus and leaders in continuous monitoring, by visiting tenable.com.
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