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DOD expands vulnerability disclosure program, giving hackers more approved targets

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The expansion comes as the DOD eyes broader changes for its Vulnerability Disclosure Program.

At DEF CON’s aviation village, the military is interested in more than just the hacks

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

The Defense Digital Service's newly minted chief, Brett Goldstein, tells CyberScoop his team intends to use the DEFCON aviation village as a way to attract recruits to hack the Pentagon.

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

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

The Pentagon's latest bug bounty target is its travel booking system

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

Because the Defense Travel System is used by millions of people and maintains sensitive information, hardening its security is a priority for DoD, organizers said.

Synack raises $21.25 million in Series C round

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

The company, best known for assembling a team that took only four hours to find critical vulnerabilities in U.S. military systems, announced a $21.25 million Series C funding round led by Microsoft Ventures.

Pentagon hackers-for-hire take just 4 hours to find critical vulnerability in sensitive system

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 years ago

The Pentagon's cybersecurity swat team has hosted highly-publicized challenges to find flaws in department and military branch websites, but it also recently orchestrated a more secret, complex project.

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