“It’s so important to build your security programs early on because there's an expectation in the market, especially for enterprise grade SaaS companies, that you have at least started to take those programs seriously.”
Jake Miller, the Chief Executive Officer of the Engineered Innovation Group, has a long background in software and product development and focuses on helping companies to design and build new digital products. As security programs are needed now, more than ever, Jake explains why it’s important for Saas companies to build security into the company, not just the product, from day one. Listen in as he shares his roadmap to security.
What you’ll learn in this episode:
- The reason why it’s crucial for SaaS companies to not only implement cyber security programs for their products, but ALSO for your company - starting from day one!
- Jake Miller’s roadmap for implementing security into you company, seamlessly
- How to develop an appropriate budget for implementing security programs within your company
Things to listen for:
[01:25] Why cyber security is a foreign topic for people
[03:27] Jake explains what MVP stands for and what it encompasses
[05:16] Why SaaS companies need to build security into the company, not just the product
[10:41] How much money a company should budget for a cyber security program
[12:43] Where to start when implementing a security program
[15:14] The number one thing that needs to be in a security roadmap
[18:24] The right timing and approach to investing in cyber security
[19:45] Jakes advice for a person starting a SaaS company
[22:09] Closing thoughts from Jake