The Bootstrapped Founder

Troy Hunt (of HaveIBeenPwned fame) is a cybersecurity expert who has been around long enough to be able to give actionable and pragmatic security advice without complicating things.

In our conversation, we chat about best practices for securing your SaaS business, how to get your family to be more secure, what it means to vet your vendors, if you should build your own authentication and why passwords just won't die.

After this conversation, you will know how to adequately secure your SaaS business without having to spend thousands of dollars.

00:00:00 Troy Hunt
00:00:59 The 1 thing SaaS founders get wrong
00:05:14 Why you shouldn’t build your own authentication
00:09:17 Library update management
00:13:42 Using third-party services
00:19:08 Data breaches and security expectations
00:26:39 Browser extensions
00:31:53 What is the right amount of security?
00:37:11 Giving your customers security options
00:42:13 The Have I Been Pwned + 1Password deal
00:48:18 Password managers

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Creators & Guests

Arvid Kahl
Empowering founders with kindness. Building in Public. Sold my SaaS FeedbackPanda for life-changing $ in 2019, now sharing my journey & what I learned.
Troy Hunt
Creator of @haveibeenpwned. Microsoft Regional Director. Pluralsight author. Online security, technology and “The Cloud”. Australian.

What is The Bootstrapped Founder?

Arvid Kahl talks about starting and bootstrapping businesses, how to build an audience, and how to build in public.