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Seasoned Security Expert Jack Daniel Joins Tenable Network Security

July 19, 2011

Columbia, MD

Tenable Network Security, Inc., the leader in Unified Security Monitoring (USM) and creator of the widely-used, award-winning enterprise SecurityCenter and Nessus® vulnerability scanner, has added veteran IT security expert Jack Daniel to its product management team. Daniel—well known in the industry for co-founding the influential Security B-Sides community—will help further develop Tenable’s enterprise-class security solution, making it faster and easier for businesses to identify and eliminate threats and vulnerabilities and achieve compliance requirements.

“Jack is, undoubtedly, one of the top minds in the IT security community,” said Ron Gula, CEO and CTO of Tenable Network Security. “His creativity and end user security smarts will continue to fuel the strength and vision for our Unified Security Monitoring platform, helping us keep customers ahead of threats through continuous, real-time network activity monitoring.  He’s an excellent addition to the team.”

In addition to Gula, Daniel joins an all-star cast of security pros at Tenable Network Security including CSO Marcus Ranum, and CRO Renaud Deraison – the father of Tenable’s Nessus vulnerability scanner, and Paul Asadoorian, Tenable Product Evangelist.

Daniel brings more than 20 years of IT security expertise to Tenable Network Security. In addition to his position at Tenable, Daniel is Director of the National Information Security Group (NAISG), a non-profit organization focused on promoting IT security awareness. Before joining the company , he served as Community Development Manager at Astaro AG, a Sophos company, where he grew Astaro’s partner and customer, and IT and security communities.

“Enterprises face a unique blend of information security challenges, beyond the traditional threats,” added Daniel. “There are new developments in cloud computing and emerging mobile platforms every day, making our networks even more critical to our business and even more challenging to secure.  I’m excited to join the team at Tenable and I’m enthusiastic about what we can accomplish together.”

About Tenable

Tenable™, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 23,000 organizations of all sizes around the globe rely on Tenable to manage and measure their modern attack surface to accurately understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable built its platform from the ground up to deeply understand assets, networks and vulnerabilities, extending this knowledge and expertise into Tenable.io™ to deliver the world’s first platform to provide live visibility into any asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, large government agencies and mid-sized organizations across the private and public sectors. Learn more at tenable.com.

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