COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tenable Network Security, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, announced today that Stephen Riddick has been hired to lead the company’s legal department as general counsel.
“Stephen Riddick brings more than two decades of experience providing legal expertise for high-growth and international companies, and we are pleased to welcome him to Tenable as general counsel,” said Jack Huffard, president and chief operating officer, Tenable Network Security. “Stephen’s keen business and legal insights make him a valuable addition to Tenable as we continue to pursue a strategy of accelerated growth, international expansion and technology innovation.”
Riddick was most recently a senior member of the legal department at Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 250 producer and distributor of industrial gases, related technologies and services with operations in more than 30 countries. At Praxair, he was responsible for legal support of the company’s businesses in Western Europe, Russia and Mexico as well as legal support of Praxair’s global mergers and acquisitions team. Prior to joining Praxair, Stephen was a partner at two top-tier global law firms where he advised client executives and boards of directors at high-growth public and private companies in technology and other industries.
“The cybersecurity industry has always been about innovation and Tenable is well-positioned as a leader in transforming security technology for today’s increasingly connected businesses,” said Riddick. “I am excited to join Tenable as general counsel, and look forward to helping the company continue its impressive track record of innovation and growth.”
About Tenable Network Security
Tenable Network Security transforms security technology for the business needs of tomorrow through comprehensive solutions that provide continuous visibility and critical context, enabling decisive actions to protect your organization. Tenable eliminates blind spots, prioritizes threats, and reduces exposure and loss. With more than one million users and more than 20,000 enterprise customers worldwide, organizations trust Tenable for proven security innovation. Tenable's customers range from Fortune Global 500 companies, to the U.S. Department of Defense, to mid-sized and small businesses in all sectors, including finance, government, healthcare, higher education, retail and energy. Transform security with Tenable, the creators of Nessus and leaders in continuous monitoring, by visiting tenable.com.