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Tenable Network Security Executives Win Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2013 Maryland Award

June 27, 2013

Columbia, MD

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.


Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In New York, local sponsors include Marsh Inc., Merrill Corporation, Goodwin Procter LLP, Empire Valuation Consultants, HSBC, Scherzer International, SolomonEdwardsGroup, Cooley, Murray Devine, DLA Piper, WithumSmith+Brown, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, and Marks Paneth & Shron.

About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.

About Ernst & Young LLP’s Strategic Growth Markets practice

Ernst & Young LLP’s Strategic Growth Markets (SGM) practice guides leading high-growth companies. Our multidisciplinary team of elite professionals provides perspective and advice to help our clients accelerate market leadership. SGM delivers assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services to thousands of companies spanning all industries. Ernst & Young is the undisputed leader in taking companies public, advising key government agencies on the issues impacting high-growth companies and convening the experts who shape the business climate. For more information, please visit us at ey.com/us/strategicgrowthmarkets, or follow news on Twitter at EY_Growth.

About Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 167,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential. For more information, please visit ey.com.

Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients.

About Tenable

Tenable®, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 24,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver Tenable.io®, the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, more than 20 percent of the Global 2000 and large government agencies. Learn more at tenable.com.

Contact Information:

Cayla Baker
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