Charly Bun

Charly Bun serves as Senior Director – MSSP for DirectDefense. Charly manages a team of Security Analysts focused on the detection of cybersecurity events and is responsible for the management of detection infrastructure and response to cybersecurity incidents.

He is a seasoned cybersecurity leader, entrepreneur, and innovator who has consistently driven the success of security solutions and portfolios throughout his career. His background encompasses managed services, corporate development, product management, consulting, technical support, and implementation. 

Prior to DirectDefense, he played a pivotal role in designing, building, and delivering comprehensive evaluations of clients’ information security programs at Rapid7. Leading a global team of over 120 global Advisors and Managers, the team contributed significantly to the company’s growth, overseeing the successful creation of Rapid7 Managed Services. Prior to this, he led services focused on risk management, compliance, cloud security, vulnerability management, and application security solutions. During his tenure, Charly was responsible for the successful redesign of services to adopt a risk-based approach and the rebranding of the Analytic Response service to Managed Detection and Response, resulting in a remarkable 200% year-over-year growth in Managed Services revenue.  

Charly holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science from Drexel University.