About Us

At Salt Security, our mission is to make it safe for companies to innovate by protecting the APIs that are the core of every SaaS, web, mobile, microservices and IoT application.


Gartner Cool Vendor 2020


Innovation Fair 2019


RSAC Innovation Sandbox 2019

We believe in products that simplify processes, and save you time, rather than introduce additional load. We believe in precise solutions. We are reimagining what API security should be.

With no other solution in the market today defending against attacks that exploit API logic and vulnerabilities unique to each company and application, Salt Security leads the way with innovative next-generation API protection.

Our Team

The Salt Security team consists of engineers from elite intelligence units. Coming from a background in offensive cybersecurity, we think like attackers every step of the way when building our products.

Roey Eliyahu

Chief Executive Officer,


Roey founded the cyber security college to train the next generation of leaders and prepare them for elite security units serving in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). Roey also led development of security system projects at Cigol Digital Systems, a military grade security systems company.

Prior to Cigol Digital Systems, Roey was a team leader in an elite cyber security unit of the IDF developing high-end security systems.

Michael Nicosia

Chief Operating Officer,


Michael has over 20 years of experience in enterprise software sales and marketing. He joined the founding team at Adallom, a cloud security company, as VP of Global Sales from inception to the acquisition by Microsoft for $327M.

Prior to Adallom, Michael was VP of Sales at Appsense, a virtualization and endpoint security software company, growing sales from $10M to $100M+ and was acquired by Ivanti.

Yaron Hagai

VP of R&D

Yaron was an early member of Fiverr where he managed a large group of developers and helped grow the company from 30 to 300 employees. He led a group of software engineers and security researchers at Microsoft building state-of-the-art on-prem and cloud security products.

Prior to Microsoft and Fiverr, Yaron was a cyber team leader in the 8200 unit of the Israeli Defense Force (IDF).

Tomer Sharoni

VP of Product

Tomer has over 15 years of experience in cyber security and technological leadership in the Israeli government. In his last position Tomer led the product group in an elite technological division, tailoring innovative solutions to some of Israel’s most challenging security problems. Prior he led an R&D group of Israel’s sharpest tech minds, executing a scale up process from a small unit to one of the influential departments within the Israeli cyber community.

Tomer is a graduate of the prestigious Talpiot program, holds a B.Sc. in physics, math and computer science from the Hebrew University and a Masters of Public Administration from Harvard University.


Aya Peterburg


Aya started her investment career at Sequoia Capital. While at Sequoia, she has been involved in number of companies, among them, Skyline.ai, Capitolis and Lemonade.

Aya is a founder and a General Partner of SCapital and currently serves on the board of Oribi and Pecan. Together with Haim Sadgar, Aya founded SCapital.

Marius Nacht


Co-Founder for Check Point (Pioneered the IT security industry with FireWall-1—still the foundation for network security) and has served as Chairman of the board of directors since 2015.

Mr. Nacht has also served as one of Check Point’s directors since it was incorporated in 1993.

From 1999 through 2005, Mr. Nacht held Senior Vice President roles at Check Point.
Mr. Nacht earned a B.S. (cum laude) in Physics and Mathematics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1983, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Communication Systems from Tel Aviv University
in 1987.

Haim Sadger


With more than 22 years of investment activity behind him and with 17 exits, Haim is one of the most experienced investors in the market. Haim founded Sequoia Israel as well as Intel’s first investment arm outside the USA. Currently Haim serves on the board of directors for 11 companies, among them Capitolis and Lemonade.

Together with Aya Peterburg, Haim founded SCapital.

VC Funded