Nick Lantuh has more than two decades of proven start-up, sales and go to market leadership experience. Most recently, he served as Executive Chairman of eSentire, where he provided both strategic and operational leadership to support the company’s growth and market expansion, culminating in the sale of eSentire to Warburg Pincus. Prior to eSentire, Mr. Lantuh was the founder and President of NetWitness (acquired by EMC in 2011).
As President, he secured funding, built the management team and ran day-to-day operations from inception through sale, culminating in a #21 overall ranking on the 2010 Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the US and a #1 ranking as the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Software Company in the US. NetWitness was also recognized by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce as the Fastest Growing Company in the State of Virginia for 2011.
Mr. Lantuh had previously held senior executive roles in multiple startups in endpoint security, network security, optical networking, and wireless, culminating in an IPO and acquisitions by Cisco, McAfee, EMC and Ceridian. He was an Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” Finalist for Greater Washington in both 2010 & 2011, and an ACG (Association for Corporate Growth) Finalist for the National Capital Chapter in 2011 for M&A Deal of the Year over $100M. Mr. Lantuh sits on numerous corporate & non-profit Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards.
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Gaining a Decisive Advantage Through Terrain Based Cyber Defense
When it comes to cybersecurity, you can only defend what you can see. Organizations continue to suffer breaches, oftentimes because they do not have continuous, real-time visibility of all their critical assets.
With more data and applications moving to the cloud, IoT and other emerging technologies, the attack surface continues to expand, giving adversaries more blind spots to leverage.