Revolutionizing malware analysis and threat intelligence

Our mission is to empower organizations to identify and combat the latest cyber-attacks, quickly recover from today’s malware outbreaks and defend against tomorrow’s threats with confidence.

ThreatGRID is the first unified malware analysis and threat intelligence solution that is revolutionizing how organizations use accurate and context-rich intelligence to defend against advanced cyber attacks. ThreatGRID securely crowdsources large volumes of malware and performs advanced analysis in the cloud, to identify key behavioral indicators enabling near real-time remediation. ThreatGRID empowers security teams with continuous real-time threat intelligence, enriched by global and historical context, to prevent future attacks. ThreatGRID’s API simplifies sample submission and intelligence integration with other security products to maximize the effectiveness of existing investments.

Leadership Team

The ThreatGRID team is a group of seasoned information security professionals with a unique combination of technology and business focus. The leadership team has deep experience in protecting systems and networks at both large commercial organizations and military facilities, including heavy incident response and malware analysis experience.

Dov Yoran
CEO and Co-founder
Dean De Beer
CTO and Co-founder
Dan Franklin
VP Global Business Development
Paul Davis
VP Delivery
Scott Kenerly
VP Finance

Dov Yoran has a career-long focus in information security. Before co-founding ThreatGRID, Dov was a co-founder and partner at MetroSITE Group, an advisory services firm to both emerging security companies and large enterprises. Previously, he held several leadership roles at Solutionary (now NTT), Symantec, Riptech (acquired by Symantec) and Accenture. Dov is a Founding Member of the Cloud Security Alliance, serves on the Boards of the NY Metro ISSA and CSA chapters and frequently speaks at industry conferences. Dov has an MS in Engineering Management with a concentration in Information Security Management from George Washington University and a BS, cum laude, in Chemistry from Tufts University.

Dean De Beer is an entrepreneur and security technologist with a background in malware analysis, incident response and threat intelligence. He is the Co-Founder and CTO of ThreatGRID, Inc, leading the Research and Engineering teams. Through guiding the technical direction of the ThreatGRID platform, Dean focuses on developing solutions to Intelligence and Response Automation to better defend against Advanced Threats. Prior to founding ThreatGRID, Dean was involved in building, training and leading incident response and threat analysis teams for a wide variety of client organizations in the financial, federal and energy sectors.

Dan Franklin has over 30 years of experience in Sales and Business Development Management in private and public companies ranging from IT startups to organizations with over $500M in annual revenue. He spent the last six years at Kaspersky Lab as a Vice President managing Americas Business Development, OEM Sales and Global Alliances. Previously, Dan served as VP of Global Business Development at Radware. He has a passion for building and managing successful partnerships with industry leaders including Microsoft, Intel, VMware, EMC, Apple, IBM, Juniper Networks, Citrix, Check Point, Blue Coat Systems, Novell, SonicWall, Netgear, D-Link and more.

At ThreatGRID, Paul Davis leads an expert team of malware incident response personnel, reverse engineers, and security operations experts. He is a seasoned IT Security Executive with a global reputation for building and delivering successful security organizations and services. Paul has over 20 years of experience in solving business security challenges for top global companies including EDS, General Motors, GE, Dow Chemical, The Washington Post, The United Nations, MCI, Prudential and Mitsui. Paul was EDS’ CISO at General Motors and EDS’ CSO at Dow Chemical. Prior to that, he was part of EDS Federal with the responsibility for managing their client facing CSOs and CISOs, as well as developing new strategic security services. He ran Unisys’ global managed security services provider service and built new security operations services and teams in record time.

Scott Kenerly is an experienced finance and accounting executive with an extensive background in subscription-based business models, corporate finance and accounting. His experience includes leadership roles as a strategic advisor and financial officer for multiple early-stage companies in the media and technology space. He previously worked in investment banking with Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. and forensic accounting/consulting with Arthur Andersen LLP. Scott has an MBA from New York University and a MA in Accounting and BA in Economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Board of Directors

Dov Yoran
CEO and Co-founder
Dean De Beer
CTO and Co-founder
Tim Belcher
Walter McCormack

Dov Yoran has a career-long focus in information security. Before co-founding ThreatGRID, Dov was a co-founder and partner at MetroSITE Group, an advisory services firm to both emerging security companies and large enterprises. Previously, he held several leadership roles at Symantec and Riptech (acquired by Symantec). Dov is a Founding Member of the Cloud Security Alliance and serves on the Boards of the NY Metro ISSA and CSA chapters. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Dov has an MS in Engineering Management with a concentration in Information Security Management from George Washington University and a BS, cum laude, in Chemistry from Tufts University.

Dean is an entrepreneur and security technologist with a background in malware analysis, incident response and threat intelligence. He is the Co-founder and CTO of ThreatGRID where he leads the Research and Engineering teams. Through guiding the technical direction of the ThreatGRID platform, Dean focuses on developing solutions for Intelligence and Response Automation to defend against Advanced Threats. Prior to founding ThreatGRID, Dean was involved in building, training and leading incident response and threat analysis teams for a wide variety of client organizations in the financial, federal and energy sectors. He also regularly speaks on security at industry conferences.

Tim Belcher is a well-known visionary in the Information Security industry. He has invented and developed many groundbreaking security technologies over the past 20 years. As CTO of RSA, Tim is responsible for the overall strategy and product direction of RSA products and services. Previously, as CTO of NetWitness (acquired by RSA), Tim was responsible for the company's overall product vision, development and technology roadmap. Earlier, Tim co-founded Riptech (acquired by Symantec) where he served as CTO. At Riptech, he was the visionary behind Caltarian, the award-winning security event-correlation technology that was the foundation for Riptech's security monitoring services. Ernst & Young recognized Tim for his success with the "Entrepreneur of the Year" award in 2001. Tim also served in the US Army and is a veteran of Persian Gulf I.

Walter McCormack is co-founder and managing member of Granite Capital Management, LLC, a family office based in New York City. Prior to founding Granite in 2002, Walter served as lead investigator for white-collar crime in the Manhattan District Attorney's office. He previously held a number of senior executive positions at Red Hat, Inc. and was an investment banker with Goldman Sachs. Walter sits on a number of for-profit and non-profit boards, including the Board of Trustees of the US Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation. Walter McCormack earned a MBA with Distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA with Distinction from the University of Virginia.