Coviello was CEO of RSA Security prior to its acquisition by EMC in 2006. He joined the company in 1995 and has been a driving force in its rapid growth. Under his stewardship RSA became acknowledged as a de facto standard for two-factor authentication and encryption, and as a leader in identity and access management. Coviello's expertise and influence have made him a recognized leader in the industry, where he plays a key role in several national cybersecurity initiatives. He currently serves as co-chair of TechNet New England.