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.


2020 SINET 16 Innovation Award Winner

Gartner Cool Vendor 2020 In
API Strategy

RSAC Innovation Sandbox 2019 Finalist

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 elite cyber security unit veterans. Coming from a background in both defensive and offensive cybersecurity, we think like attackers every step of the way when building our solutions.

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.

VC Funded

Salt Security is funded by top tier investors who have made investments in leading technology companies like Palo Alto Networks, Infoblox, Armis, Stripe, Dropbox, Lemonade, and more.