COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tenable™, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced that it has appointed Art Coviello to its Board of Directors. Coviello is widely regarded as one of the security industry's most respected and innovative leaders and is the former executive chairman and CEO of RSA, the security division of EMC, which he led for more than two decades.
"There are few security leaders as insightful and as forward-thinking as Art. His uncanny ability to anticipate market shifts took RSA from $25 million to more than $1 billion during his tenure," said Amit Yoran, chairman and CEO, Tenable. "With Cyber Exposure, we at Tenable are pioneering a new discipline based on the reality that digital transformation has created an explosion of new technologies and compute platforms, from cloud to IoT. This requires a modern approach for understanding and reducing cyber risk. We're thrilled to have someone with Art's vision and experience to help us define this emerging market and continue our path of rapid growth and scale."
Coviello led RSA through two decades of rapid growth during which he spearheaded RSA's evolution from authentication and encryption to cutting-edge offerings in security analytics, identity management, governance, risk and compliance, making it one of the largest and most successful brands in the security industry. Today Coviello serves on several boards, including, Synchrony Financial, Cylance, Bugcrowd and Capsule8.
"Tenable is one of only a handful of companies positioned to disrupt the cybersecurity industry and emerge as the next generation of security leaders. It is clear to me that 24,000 organizations all over the world can't be wrong -- Tenable has become the gold standard for Cyber Exposure thanks to its proven technology leadership and unrelenting commitment to innovation," said Coviello. "I am delighted to join the team and to be working with Amit and Tenable's entire leadership team."
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.
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