Dave DeSimone is Chief Security Officer at Binary Defense, responsible for IT Operations and Security for the organization. He has been with the company since 2015. He has worked within the Information Security industry for 15+ years and has held numerous security roles within large organizations including Chief Security Officer prior to joining Binary Defense.
Dave holds several degrees, including Associates Degrees in Electrical Engineering Technology and Computer Networking Hardware from Cuyahoga Community College, as well as a Bachelors Degree in Business Technology—Computer Information Systems from the University of Akron.
He is active in several organizations in the cybersecurity space, including serving on the University of Akron CIS Advisory Board, where he helped design the cybersecurity degree program at UA. In addition, he was one of the organizers of DerbyCon as well as BSides Cleveland (2012), as well as the Steering Committee for the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA). He is a member of Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).