HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NetWitness Corporation announced today that Amit Yoran will join the management team as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
“We are very excited to bring a world class executive such as Amit into the company,” said Nick Lantuh, President of NetWitness Corporation. “Amit’s vast experience with security from start-ups to the Department of Homeland Security provides an excellent backdrop for understanding how the network security market will develop in the future.”
Prior to joining NetWitness, Mr. Yoran served as the Director of the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division and as CEO and Advisor to In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of the CIA. Mr. Yoran was co-founder and CEO of Riptech, a market-leading IT security provider until the company was acquired by Symantec in 2002 for $145M.
“I look forward to the prospects which lay ahead for NetWitness and for its applications within the Commercial Enterprise and Government security infrastructures,” said Amit Yoran, CEO of NetWitness. “The NetWitness product development spans nearly a decade of work with U.S. Intelligence, Federal Law Enforcement and Department of Defense customers. The NetWitness team has solved difficult problems providing unique insight into “blind spots” within computer networks. Both the company and its products are well positioned for future success and continued expansion into the commercial market.”
“With the addition of Amit, NetWitness is well positioned to execute on a sizable market opportunity and to continue with our rapid growth,” said Nick Lantuh, President of NetWitness Corporation.
About NetWitness Corporation:
NetWitness Corporation provides market leading network forensic analysis products which enable incident response, policy and regulatory compliance. NetWitness products provide enterprises with breakthrough methods of network content analysis and risk determination, and has long been the product of choice for Law Enforcement and the US Federal Government for network traffic analysis. Customers include National Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies, the Department of Defense and Fortune 1000’s. NetWitness Corporation is a recent spin-out of ManTech International Corporation (Nasdaq: MANT), a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs for the Intelligence Community, the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security and other U.S. Federal Government customers.
NetWitness can be found on the web at www.netwitness.com.