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Synack offers free penetration testing for election systems ahead of 2018 midterms

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Another private company is offering free services to campaigns and election officials ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

Pentagon's latest bug bounty program pays out $80,000

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The highest bounty was $5,000 paid out eight times.

House panel advances State Department bug bounty bill

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The House Foreign Affairs Committee advanced a bill in the latest effort to encourage agencies to use ethical hackers to secure their networks.

Washington's growing love affair with bug bounty programs

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Mike Chung, Bugcrowd's government solutions lead, talks with Greg Otto about the U.S. government's growing affection for public bug bounty programs.

Facebook launches data abuse bounty program

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The program is modeled after Facebook's security bug bounty program.

The bug bounty market has some flaws of its own

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

Inflated bounties might be creating perverse incentives for young cybersecurity researchers and distorting the market for white-hat bug hunters.

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