CTO Think

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With hacking stories dropping on a seemingly daily basis, the question keeps coming up about application security: Should you build your own user authentication or use an external service? This week, Don and Randy discuss the Buy vs Build debate around auth, and whether the high costs of outsourcing outweigh the high risks of rolling your own.

Show Notes

  • Okta: https://www.okta.com/
  • Auth0: https://auth0.com/
  • Build vs. Buy: Guide to Evaluating Identity Management (by Auth0)
  • What is identity management and when should you build vs buy?
  • https://auth0.com/resources/whitepapers/build-vs-buy-evaluating-identity-management/

What is CTO Think?

A pragmatic podcast about leadership, product dev, and tech decisions between two recovering Chief Technology Officers.