Press January 18, 2024

SecurityScorecard Appoints Tenable Co-Founder as Senior Advisor

NEW YORK – Jan. 18, 2024 SecurityScorecard today announced the appointment of Renaud Deraison, Co-Founder of Tenable and a pioneer of vulnerability management, as Senior Advisor and Chairman of its Corporate Advisory Board. During Deraison’s 20-year tenure with Tenable, he served as chief technology, research, and product officer. Prior to co-founding Tenable, Deraison created Nessus®, the world’s most widely used vulnerability scanner. 

Deraison said: “Metrics matter, and SecurityScorecard is the undisputed leader in security ratings globally. Knowing the security posture of partners and if your data is publicly accessible is mission critical. I am thrilled to advise SecurityScorecard to transform how organizations resolve critical vulnerabilities across their attack surface and supply chain.” 

Renaud joins SecrurityScorecard’s advisory board at a crucial moment, as the company takes the industry from risk identification to risk resolution. In addition, he joined the SecurityScorecard Cybersecurity Advisory Board to drive the universal adoption of security ratings. Renaud’s deep understanding of vulnerability management rooted in cybersecurity analytics will be instrumental as SecurityScorecard redefines the Supply Chain Cyber Risk Management Market.

Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO and Co-Founder at SecurityScorecard, said: “Renaud’s transformative cybersecurity leadership makes him an indispensable asset. His visionary approach to vulnerability management redefined the industry. Together, we will push the boundaries of cybersecurity innovation.”

About SecurityScorecard

Funded by world-class investors, including Evolution Equity Partners, Silver Lake Partners, Sequoia Capital, GV, Riverwood Capital, and others, SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings, response, and resilience, with more than 12 million companies continuously rated.

Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 25,000 organizations for enterprise risk management, third-party risk management, board reporting, due diligence, cyber insurance underwriting, and regulatory oversight.

SecurityScorecard makes the world safer by transforming how companies understand, improve, and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees, and vendors. SecurityScorecard achieved the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Ready designation, highlighting the company’s robust security standards to protect customer information, and is listed as a free cyber tool and service by the U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Every organization has the universal right to its trusted and transparent Instant SecurityScorecard rating. For more information, visit or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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