WhiteHat Founder Jeremiah Grossman Joins SentinelOne as Chief of Security Strategy
Industry Visionary Brings History of Innovation and Leadership to Accelerate Company Growth
PALO ALTO, CA, June 6, 2016 – SentinelOne, the company that’s transforming endpoint security by delivering real-time protection powered by a Dynamic Behavior Tracking engine coupled with automated mitigation and remediation, today announced that Jeremiah Grossman, founder of WhiteHat Security, has joined the company as its chief of security strategy.
In his new role at SentinelOne, Grossman will collaborate with a seasoned leadership team dedicated to changing the face of endpoint security. His mission will be to possess a deep understanding of the rapidly evolving threat landscape, understand the particular needs of the customer, and shape the design of technological and business defense strategies to help solve their most pressing issues.
Grossman comes to SentinelOne after 15 years of leading WhiteHat Security, the company he founded in 2001 that changed the face of web application security. During his time at WhiteHat, Jeremiah held various executive titles, leading the development of a number of application security products and building one of the industry’s largest professional hacker teams. Prior to founding WhiteHat, he was Chief Information Security Officer at Yahoo!.
“Throughout my career, I’ve looked to solve the most critical security issues that are challenging organizations across the world,” said Jeremiah Grossman, chief of security strategy, SentinelOne. “I’m thrilled to be joining SentinelOne to help them protect customers against today’s threats posed by all forms of malware, especially ransomware, as it has surged in 2016 and become increasingly popular among attackers . The company’s leadership team has done a tremendous job of developing an innovative technology that I look forward to helping build upon.”
“At SentinelOne, our mission is to replace the ‘Old Guard’ of legacy antivirus software and provide organizations with a unique, standalone approach to endpoint security,” said Tomer Weingarten, co-founder and chief executive officer, SentinelOne. “Jeremiah brings decades of deep expertise to the team that will help us strengthen our technology to deliver innovations that truly meet the needs of today’s connected organizations.”
SentinelOne’s Next-Generation Endpoint Protection technology has earned praise from multiple directions for its ability to autonomously detect and mitigate threats without any network access; with industry analyst firm Gartner recently nominating them as a ‘Visionary’ vendor in the latest Endpoint Protection Platform Magic Quadrant. Their technology and vision has already earned them $40 million of VC funding and ringing endorsements from Fortune 500 customers who have replaced their entire installed base of legacy endpoints with SentinelOne solutions.
SentinelOne is shaping the future of endpoint security with an integrated platform that unifies the detection, prevention and remediation of threats initiated by nation states, terrorists, and organised crime. SentinelOne’s unique approach is based on deep inspection of all system processes combined with innovative machine learning to quickly isolate malicious behaviors, protecting devices against advanced, targeted threats in real time. SentinelOne was formed by an elite team of cyber security and defense experts from IBM, Intel, Check Point Software Technologies, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks and the Israel Defense Forces. To learn more visit sentinelone.com or follow us at @SentinelSec.
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