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In today’s episode of Category Visionaries, we speak with Paul Valente, CEO and Co-Founder of VISO Trust, a third-party risk management platform that’s raised $17 Million in funding, about turning to ‘the dark side’ of founding his own company from a security background, and how it gave him powerful insights into the minds of his potential clients. Leveraging years of experience in the industry and a powerful AI toolkit, VISO Trust provides a market-leading solution for third-party software security that has seen them grow exponentially in a relatively short time.

We also speak about Paul’s transition from a buyer to a provider of security software services and how it feels to be on the other side, the story of developing in-house software which led him to found a company of his own, why seamless integration has to go hand in hand with software security, and how automation is supercharging the entire endeavor.

  • Paul’s background as a security professional and technologist working on firewalls, as well as a professor focusing on security
  • Dramatic changes in the security industry as firms have become increasingly reliant on third-party software
  • How developing in-house security solutions led Paul and his team to a market-leading idea
  • The critical concerns surrounding third-party software security, from ease of integration to accessibility for users
  • How to stand out and rise above the noise in a crowded marketplace saturated with AI-driven solutions

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