In this episode, Steve Eror, McKay Allen, and an always-silent (yet ever-present) Erica Azad took a field trip to doTERRA, one of Utah’s most popular essential oil companies.
After touring the building and sniffing a bunch of essential oils like hound dogs at a crime scene, the Interchange IT Podcast gang sat down to interview doTERRA CISO Eric Sorenson.
Fast facts about Eric Sorenson:
- Born in Yorba Linda, California
- Graduated from Utah State University with an undergraduate degree in business information systems
- Received an MBA from Westminster College
- Has three kids
- Loves long walks on the beach (OK, this one is not true.)
- Worked for IBM for four years right after school in the IT database world
- Worked for Zion’s Bank Corporation doing more IT database work
- Went to HealthEquity and branched out to develop an information security program
- Worked at Arches Health Plan
Here are some of the questions Eric answers in this episode:
- How have the challenges changed in the information security world? Are the threats the same? Are they different?
- Does a direct marketing environment present security challenges when you have so many distributors?
- Give us a sense of the size of the company.
- Do you try to manage distributors’ devices?
- Your team was brought on after a security breach in March 2016. Tell us the strategy around making sure something like that doesn’t happen again.
And much more!
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