RSA appoints Amit Yoran as President

RSA-LogoNew Delhi, India, October 30, 2014: RSA, The Security Division of EMC, has announced the promotion of Amit Yoran to President. As RSA’s Senior Vice President of Products, Yoran has been a driving force behind RSA’s Intelligence Driven Security strategy and aligning RSA’s product portfolio to meet the new and emerging security challenges facing enterprises today. In his new role, Yoran will take responsibility for delivering a unified customer experience across products, marketing, sales and services. Art Coviello, who remains RSA’s Executive Chairman, and will work with Yoran to continue driving RSA’s strategic direction.

With more than 20 years of cyber security expertise, Yoran is one of the industry’s foremost authorities on the evolution of the security landscape and how enterprises can successfully defend themselves against advanced threats. Prior to RSA, Yoran founded and served as the CEO of NetWitness, which was acquired by RSA in 2011, and CEO of Riptech, which was acquired by Symantec in 2002, where he served as Vice President of Worldwide Managed Security Services. Yoran previously served as the founding director of the US Computer Emergency Response Team and as a founding member of the US Department of Defense’s CERT program.

Art Coviello, Executive Chairman, RSA, Executive Vice President, EMC, said, “We are excited to have Amit in this role. His passion, deep industry expertise, and experience running agile organizations will help enable RSA to enhance the development, delivery and customer experience of the Intelligence Driven Security platforms and services enterprises need to effectively defend themselves in an increasingly complex threat landscape.”

Amit Yoran, President of RSA, said, “In the face of dramatic technology change and rapidly evolving threats, today’s security market is in need of a radical transformation. RSA is in a unique position to lead this change. We have the vision, the products and services, and the talent to deliver the Intelligence Driven Security that helps enable enterprises to communicate, collaborate, and innovate securely. I am excited to focus all of RSA’s resources on solving these challenges and ensuring our customers have the security and peace of mind they need and deserve.”

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