T wo years ago, the message coming out of the RSA Conference was that the security industry had failed; new products kept emerging, yet breaches were still on the rise...
Amit Yoran is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tenable, overseeing the company’s strategic vision and direction. As the threat landscape expands, Amit is leading Tenable into a new era of security solutions, empowering organizations to meet the challenges of evolving threats with innovative technologies and a vision of transformative vulnerability management.
Prior to joining Tenable, Amit was President of RSA, one of the most successful security companies in the world, where he led their growth and strategy since 2014. Amit came to RSA through the acquisition of his high-growth company, NetWitness, where he was founder and CEO for the market-leading network forensic product provider. Previously, he served as Founding Director of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) program in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Amit also founded Riptech in Virginia, one of the first managed security service providers (MSSP) and which was acquired by Symantec in 2002. Amit currently serves as a board member and adviser to several security startups.
Amit is an esteemed influencer and leader in the security industry. He is often sought out as a keynote speaker or media spokesperson. His unique blend of public service and private enterprise experience informs his insights, thought leadership, and engaging presentations.