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Some references about Ariel:

"Ariel has keen insights, honed over many years in business. My experience with him has revealed a breadth of knowledge, and a lot of energy. Ariel is definitely someone who gets things done!"

Gene Spafford, Professor and Executive Director at Purdue University CERIAS


"Ariel has a deep understanding of network security and a great vision of where the industry is going."

Chris Klaus, Co-founder of Internet Security Systems (ISS, now an IBM Company) and CEO of Kaneva


"Working with Ariel is a pleasure. I retained him to conduct some due diligence on a security product — his ability to quickly evaluate a technology combined with his understanding of existing solutions, results in a very candid (and accurate) assessment. He is a real professional and wonderful to interact with."

Josh Kopelman, Managing Director at First Round Capital, Past CEO of


"Ariel is highly technically competent. He is able to understand very complex technology and political situations and formulate an effective action plan to address the concerns of all the major stakeholders."

Larry Dietz, Senior Director, Government Strategies & Solutions at Symantec


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