Security Confidential S9 E7 Eric Allard

Eric Allard is an entrepreneur and the CTO of SOOS, a software technology company. He has 15+ years of experience in leadership, business strategy, and software team transformation with a broad set of skills. On top of that, Eric has formal training as a software and mechanical engineer. He joins host Manoj Tandon on this weeks episode of Dark Rhino Security\’s Security Confidential Podcast

Chapter Titles:

00:00 Introduction

00:19 Our Guest

01:20 Software Engineering out of College

04:23 Being a Stay-at-Home-Dad

05:57 Entrepreneurship to Corporate

07:33 Everybody has a boss

08:53 Giving Interview Feedback

11:25 Opinionated Questions in an Interview

13:30 What is SOOS?

16:33 Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

24:27 Software tools: What works and what doesn’t?

29:18 People should become more aware

36:12 Compliance

41:03 SOOS tools

46:10 More news from Eric


Articles Mentioned

SOOS Launches Free “Community Edition” SCA Tool

SOOS Partners with Secureframe to Help Customers Get and Stay Compliant with Speed and Ease

New SOOS Partnership with RKVST Makes it Easier to Create and Share SBOMs

To learn more about Eric visit LinkedIn


Dark Rhino Security\’s Security Confidential is a weekly Cybersecurity podcast where Host, Manoj Tandon, talks to Infosec and Cybersecurity professionals about the current issues going on in our industry. Guests are able to share their stories about how they began their journey into cybersecurity and connect with our audience. Listeners are able to tune in through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Youtube, LinkedIn, and more.

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Check out the other episodes in Season 9:

Ep. 1 Justin Daniels – Where does our Data go?

Ep. 2 Kenneth Ellington – Bagging Groceries to A Career in Cyber

Ep. 3 Brian Davis – Credentials: What is important?

Ep. 4 John Shegerian – Responsible Recycling of Electronics and Data

Ep. 5 Philippe Humeau – The Captain America Approach

Ep. 6 Dallas Baker – Human Behaviors that cause breaches

Ep. 7 Eric Allard – Everybody has a Boss

Ep. 8 Peter Warmka – Confessions from a CIA Spy

Ep. 9 Bob Carver – How Paris Hilton Helped My Carrer

Ep. 10 Dr. Wendy Ng – Biological Viruses vs Computer Viruses

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