Episode 68

Episode 68 - David DellaPelle - Co-Founder & CEO of Dune Security

In this episode, join us as we delve into the world of cybersecurity with David DellaPelle, Co-Founder & CEO of Dune Security. Despite its name, Dune Security isn't about sandworms or spice; it's a company dedicated to reducing corporate attack surfaces and thwarting AI-powered social engineering. Founded just ten months ago, David shares the genesis and mission of Dune Security, emphasizing the critical role of addressing employee error in preventing breaches.

Discover how Dune Security is carving its niche in the cybersecurity landscape by fostering a culture of excellence, respect, and execution. David provides insights into the company's strategic approach to hiring and engaging industry-leading enterprise CISOs as part of their advisory council, ensuring a mission-driven focus in every aspect of their operations.

Embark on David's journey from venture capital to entrepreneurship, driven by the imperative need for robust employee risk management solutions. Learn about his personal management style, the pivotal role of company culture, and the delicate balance between ambition and ethics within a team.

Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or a seasoned industry professional, this episode offers invaluable advice on navigating the entrepreneurial journey, from ideation to execution. Tune in to explore the importance of rigor, strategic hiring, and fostering a high-performance company culture in the fight against cyber threats.

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Evgeniy Kharam

Evgeniy has the opportunity to spend more than 40,000 hours working in cybersecurity,
providing pre and post-sales support in various technologies and later as an architect and principal consultant.
Evgeniy is very passionate about technology, vendors, and architecture. He brings a lot of knowledge about VAR, MSSP, and technical pre-sales. He believes in connected infrastructure that there is a significant need for vendor consolidation and the ability for security control to integrate and share information.
Evgeniy is proficient in speaking on most cyber security technical domains, which include: Endpoint Security, Network Security, SIEM/SOC/SOAR, SASE/SEE, VMS, and many more.
In 2020, Evgeniy co-hosted a Security Architecture Podcast. The podcast format focuses on architecture and vendor integration into the customer environment
In 2022 he founded the Cyber Inspiration podcast; the podcast explored the minds of CTOs and CEOs when they started their cyber security company!
Personal: Evgeniy has four kids, a daughter, a son, and twins (boy and girl) . Twins are a great way to learn to multitask, and nothing scares me anymore :)(besides snakes)
Hobbies: Photography, podcasting, public speaking, snowboarding, whitewater canoeing, SUP, mountain biking, motorcycles, breathing techniques, and gadgets