HackerOne thinks its freelance hackers can conduct penetration tests better than actual pentesting companies
The penetration testing market now sits at roughly $1 billion, according to CEO Marten Mickos, nearly ten times more than bug bounties.
DOD unveils 'Hack the Marine Corps' bounty program
A new bug bounty program intended to find vulnerabilities in the Marine Corps’ public-facing websites will be the DOD's sixth such program.
Automotive companies are warming up to vulnerability disclosure programs
The automotive industry is looking to step up its collaboration with cybersecurity researchers to identify software and hardware bugs after a watershed 2015 hacking demo.
Pentagon's latest bug bounty program pays out $80,000
The highest bounty was $5,000 paid out eight times.
The Pentagon's latest bug bounty target is its travel booking system
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.
U.S. Air Force pays out $103,883 to hackers in bug bounties
Add up all the U.S. military's bug bounty programs and over 3,000 vulnerabilities have been found in federal government systems.