Tenchi Security expands executive team with Dani Dilkin

Dani Dilkin is joining Tenchi Security, a cloud security startup founded by Alexandre Sieira, to lead the services delivery practice as a Senior Partner.

The executive will have the mission to bring cloud security initiatives to the market, management teams and boards in a way that is tightly aligned with business objectives and strategy.

“We believe that helping our customers move to the cloud in a deliberate, effective and secure fashion will help bolster the availability, scalability and cost effectiveness of their business. In other words it will deliver true business value, which is always our most important goal.”

Dani Dilkin

Dilkin is a seasoned information security executive with over 20 years experience. He recently led the planning, sales and service delivery of cyber security of Kroll and Deloitte in Brazil. Before that, he worked at NET, Terra, CIPHER and Getronics.

Dilkin was one of the pioneers of payment card industry security in Brazil, was one of the first professionals in the country to be certified as a PCI QSA and was a part of the compliance efforts of the leading payment industry players in the country. In addition he is known for his deep expertise in risk assessment and management, compliance, crisis management, incident response, complex project management and delivery working at large enterprises of different verticals. Dilkin is also a member of the Brazilian Association for Internet of Things (ABINC).

Dani has ample experience in structuring leading sales and consulting teams in the information security market, and him joining the company will be instrumental in helping us meet the strong demand we are getting from the market”, says Alexandre Sieira, founder of Tenchi Security.

Gartner projects that the public cloud market will reach $214 billion US dollars in 2019, and that the YoY growth for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) will be over 27%. This is a reflection of the growing adoption of cloud services by companies of all sizes and verticals aiming to rationalize costs and gain operational flexibility, agility and resilience.

The industry shift towards the cloud is presenting a challenge to organizations who often do not have the internal expertise to secure and ensure compliance of these environments. As an example, a sad consequence of this is the increasing number of high profile security incidents where sensitive data is leaked due to a misconfiguration of cloud services.

“Cloud computing also holds the promise of greater efficiency, automation and cost reduction for security and compliance, but that requires specialized knowledge and previous experience in its implementation”, says Sieira. He then adds “Tenchi Security was founded precisely to help organizations bridge that gap”.

About Tenchi Security

Tenchi Security is a startup that provides consulting services and products to help organizations embrace the benefits of the cloud in a secure and compliant fashion. Our team of seasoned cloud and security experts helps IT and security teams to define the right cloud strategy, adopt best practices, implement security automation, avoid common pitfalls and get the most out of cloud investments.

It was founded in 2019 by Alexandre Sieira, a successful information security entrepreneur in the information security field with a global footprint since 2003. He began his security career as a Co-Founder and CTO of CIPHER, an international security consulting and MSSP headquartered in Brazil which was later acquired by Prosegur. In 2015, he became Co-Founder and CTO of Niddel, a bootstrapped security analytics SaaS startup running entirely on the cloud, which was awarded a Gartner Cool Vendor award in 2016. After the acquisition of Niddel by Verizon in January 2018, he became the manager of the Product Management team for Verizon’s Security Services Detect tower of managed security services.

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