The World's Most Comprehensive Cybersecurity Training and Cyber Skills Assessment Program

RangeForce believes in the power of leveling up SOC and cybersecurity professionals through advanced cybersecurity defense training, combining it with the ability to accurately and quantitatively assess your team’s actual skills.

Every day, hackers invent new creative techniques, with regulators signing off on increasingly significant fines. We help companies mitigate their cybersecurity risk by boosting the effectiveness and efficiency of their security operations through advanced threat training covering the very latest attack and defense techniques.

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We’re on a path to reduce cyber attacks and cybercrime by empowering IT & security professionals with real-life security skills

RangeForce Team

RangeForce was founded by three entrepreneurs who worked together as contractors to help create the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence (CCDCOE) cyber range. This safe “red team/blue team” space was used to recreate realistic cyberattacks and improve the detection and containment operations for member nation cyber defense teams.

With a goal to create a cyber range for the commercial world, there were two significant challenges. First, most organizations do not have the resources of NATO and cannot afford to create a physical cyber range. Second, NATO has extensive cyber training capabilities to prepare its members to train in the cyber range, which is not the case with most businesses and local governments.

In 2015, the founders create the RangeForce Cyber Skill Training Platform. Four years later, the company has grown to over 50 people, 100 customers, hundreds of training modules, and ten cyber exercises, but the founding principles learned from working with NATO are still followed.

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Who we are and what we believe in

We believe that security is not a black box. Everyone should be able to build effective security practices into their operations. Our platform transforms your Security and IT professionals into highly-capable enterprise defenders who know how to discover and respond to vulnerabilities and attacks with ease.

We‘re on a mission to reduce cyber attacks and make digital life safer. We live by our mission – our team of security professionals is on a continuous learning path to understand the adversaries, their methods, and their ever-evolving threats in depth. From that knowledge, we’re building a security learning experience we are committed to – digital learning, on-demand, and at scale.

We are a strong, innovative team of curious and creative people whose goal is to deliver cutting edge, hands-on cybersecurity simulation training software that supports the continuous education of cybersecurity professionals and focuses on the very latest attack techniques. Our leadership team consists of IT and security experts who combined have nearly 100 years of security industry experience.

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Meet the executive team

Taavi

Taavi Must

CEO

Gordon Lawson

Gordon Lawson

President & CRO

Jaanus Kink

Jaanus Kink

COO

Margus Ernits

Margus Ernits

CTO

Sam Hahn

Sam Hahn

VP Finance

Jeff Orloff

Jeff Orloff

VP Product Management

William Munroe

William Munroe

VP Marketing

Advisory board

Charlie Miller

Dr. Charlie Miller received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame. He served as a computer hacker for the National Security Agency for five years. Since that time, he has worked for the Twitter information security team, as well as on the autonomous vehicle security team for Uber, Didi Chuxing, and Cruise Automation.

Chris Inglis

Chris Inglis is the former Deputy Director and senior civilian leader of the National Security Agency. He is a 1976 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. Mr. Inglis holds advanced degrees in engineering and computer science from Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University, and George Washington University. He is also a graduate of the Kellogg Business School Executive Development Program, the USAF Air War College, Air Command and Staff College and Squadron Officers’ School.

Zane Lackey

Zane Lackey is the Co-Founder / Chief Security Officer at Signal Sciences and the Author of Building a Modern Security Program (O’Reilly Media). He serves on multiple public and private advisory boards and is an investor in emerging cybersecurity companies. Prior to co-founding Signal Sciences, Zane led a security team at the forefront of the DevOps/Cloud shift as CISO of Etsy. He has been featured in notable media outlets such as the BBC, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Forbes, Wired, and CNET. A frequent speaker at top industry conferences such as Black Hat, RSA, Velocity, OWASP, DevOpsDays. Zane has also given invited lectures at Facebook, Goldman Sachs, IBM, Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Federal Trade Commission. 

VADM Jan E. Tighe

VADM Tighe most recently served as the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare, which entailed responsibilities as Director of Naval Intelligence, U.S. Navy Chief Information Officer, and Director of Cybersecurity before her retirement from the U.S. Navy in August 2018. She served in the U.S. Navy for over 30 years in various roles of increasing seniority including Commander of the U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and U.S. Tenth Fleet. VADM Tighe currently serves on the Board of Directors for Goldman Sachs, the Huntsman Corporation, Progressive Insurance, and IronNet Cybersecurity. She most recently joined the Board of Trustees for the MITRE Corporation and the Board of Directors for the U.S Naval Academy Foundation.

Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson is a Managing Partner at Delve Risk, a boutique technology consulting firm specializing in bringing next-generation methodologies and approaches to cybersecurity and risk management problems. With more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity and C-suite roles with major institutions, Johnson was most recently with Capital One as Managing Vice President and Deputy CISO, Cyber Security, and previously with JPMorgan Chase & Co. as Managing Director – Global Chief Information Security Officer, Corporate & Investment Bank. He also served as Vice President and CISO at Fannie Mae and CISO at G.E. Capital Treasury. A frequent cybersecurity industry keynote speaker and ongoing consultant to top CISOs, Johnson holds a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Regis University and an MBA from Indiana University. 

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We are always on the lookout for cybersecurity enthusiasts to join our mission. If reducing cyber attacks and cybercrime is a topic close to your heart, we want to hear from you.

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