What’s your priority: to become a Security Company or be a Secure Company?
If you’re truly in the security business, then of course you’ll be building your own security platform. For all the rest, please keep reading . . .
In this post I will cover some of the challenges involved in building a cloud security platform like Threat Stack. My goal is to give you a clear idea of what is involved and the complexity, so you can make a decision about building or buying that is meaningful from both an engineering and a business perspective.
Spoiler alert: In my view, the right choice for most companies is not to build their own security. Most should strive to become Secure Companies so they can get on with their core business.