July 25, 2016
Cole’s experience driving product design and development for SaaS and cloud to help Tenable transform enterprise security for the new IT landscape
Tenable Network Security, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, announced today that it has hired security industry veteran Dave Cole as chief product officer, responsible for leading continued technology innovation and product excellence.
“The evolution of enterprise IT is advancing at an unprecedented rate,” said Renaud Deraison, chief technology officer, Tenable Network Security. “As organizations continue to deploy cloud, hybrid and on-premises solutions, continuous asset and vulnerability discovery is critical for visibility of the entire enterprise IT infrastructure. As Tenable executes on our long term strategy to transform security technology for the emerging IT landscape, Dave Cole’s history of driving product innovation and his experience building highly scalable systems make him a valuable addition to the Tenable executive team.”
Before joining Tenable, Cole served as chief product officer at CrowdStrike, where he drove the design, development and support of the company’s cloud-based endpoint security product. Prior to that, he led product management for Norton at Symantec. As a seasoned product leader, Cole also held senior product positions at Foundstone and Internet Security Systems.
“The vulnerability management market is poised for a fundamental shift and resurgence in strategic importance given the widespread adoption of cloud services, DevOps and public cloud,” said Cole. “Tenable is in a great position to lead this market transition, and I am excited to help the company deliver its next-generation technology to customers.”
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 53 percent of the Fortune 500, 29 percent of the Global 2000 and large government agencies. Learn more at tenable.com.