Frequently sought out by media publications and outlets such as the New York Times, Bloomberg and Forbes, Ron is a leading cybersecurity thinker. He is the original author of the Dragon IDS and former CTO of Network Security Wizards, which was acquired by Enterasys Networks. While at BBN and GTE Internetworking, Ron helped develop one of the first commercial network honeypots and oversaw security policies for large carrier-class networks. With an unceasing passion for education and scientific research, Ron has earned three patents and serves on the Advisory Board for the University of Maryland Cybersecurity Center. Current Position: As Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technical Officer for Tenable Network Security, Ron is focused on product strategy, research and development to keep Tenable at the forefront of network security innovation.