Tenable Network Security, Inc., announced on Monday that it is expanding its focus on the federal market by adding a new sales division to see the unique cybersecurity needs of federal customers.
Tenable also announced that it has hired Darron Makrokanis to lead the new sales division. Makrokanis most recently served as senior business development executive and program manager for Splunk where he oversaw strategic partnerships and alliances with federal systems integrators. Prior to his time at Splunk, he worked at Booz Allen Hamilton, managing business development efforts for various U.S. government organizations, including the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense.
“As the U.S. federal government heightens cybersecurity efforts under the Cybersecurity National Action Plan, our federal teams will be working alongside our customers to solve some of their biggest security challenges,” Mike Kirby, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Tenable Network Security, said. “With impressive depth and breadth of experience within the defense, intelligence and law enforcement communities, Darron will lead Tenable’s federal expansion and help our customers defend complex networks against the cyber threats of today and tomorrow.”
Tenable is a cybersecurity company specializing in identifying vulnerabilities, reducing risk, ensuring compliance, and reducing overall risk for companies with vulnerable data.