DOD expands Hack the Pentagon program to cover hardware, systems
DOD tapped cybersecurity firms Synack, HackerOne and Bugcrowd to provide vetted hackers for continual assessments of defense websites, hardware and physical systems.
Bug bounty industry, helped by federal business, is growing up fast
The industry — which basically hires and sells the services of freelance hackers who are paid to find weaknesses in systems or products — is seeing a period of rapid growth, in part because of early successes in the federal market.
Can bug bounty programs solve the cybersecurity workforce shortage?
Bugcrowd CEO Casey Ellis talks with FedScoop about the burgeoning bounty business: "Easier access to more talent to solve problems."
Fiat Chrysler becomes first auto maker to offer bug bounty
Auto giant Fiat Chrysler became the first major car manufacturer Wednesday to offer payments to hackers who find software flaws or other security vulnerabilities in their products, the company said.