Threat Vector 4.4.24
Ep 19 | 4.4.24

Mission-Driven Security: From Marine Corps to Silicon Valley with Donnie Hasseltine

Show Notes

In this episode of Threat Vector, host David Moulton, Director of Thought Leadership at Unit 42, welcomes Donnie Hasseltine, VP of Security at Second Front Systems and a former Recon Marine, as they delve into the indispensable role of a military mindset in cybersecurity.

Drawing from over two decades in the Marine Corps and a seamless transition into the tech industry, Donnie shares insights into leveraging military discipline and strategic thinking in the rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape. This conversation not only explores the challenges and opportunities within the startup ecosystem but also highlights the criticality of foundational cybersecurity practices and the value of a security-first approach.

Listeners will gain an understanding of how military experience equips veterans for impactful roles in cybersecurity, offering unique perspectives on problem-solving, leadership, and the importance of nurturing a security mindset to navigate and mitigate cyber risks effectively.

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