We are excited to announce brand new incentive programs to recognize and reward our researcher community – along with some tweaks to existing programs! This year we want to focus on challenging you to achieve new levels of success, and to highlight and celebrate your achievements throughout the upcoming year. Let’s check out the new
This blog first appeared on SEEK’s blog, and is authored by Julian Berton, SEEK security engineer. Cyber criminals from around the world are continuously finding new and i̶n̶t̶e̶r̶e̶s̶t̶i̶n̶g̶ terrifying ways of breaking into websites that we rely on every day — stealing our personal information that is typically made public for the world to see!
2018 was a phenomenal year for our researchers and program owners alike, with 32% more submissions rewarded, a 25% increase to the average reward and 61% more total rewarded submissions! In 2018, 122 Researchers qualified into MVP status, and earned close to 41% of our 2018 total payouts, with a rewarded submission total of well
Too often we see security researchers, whitehat hackers, IT leaders, academics, and journalists reach out to organizations after discovering a vulnerability; only to find that there is no obvious channel to receive such report. With hundreds of vulnerabilities found daily, it’s crucial to provide an obvious and easy way for external parties to report these
IoT security is one of the greatest challenges we face today. Gartner predicts there will be 25 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices connecting the world by 2021. And yet, IoT has gone unregulated and largely unsecured to date. That, paired with the sheer number and types of the devices being networked and connected to
This week we’re putting the Spotlight on Tony, a Bugcrowd Ambassador. Feel free to follow on Twitter @TJ_Null Tony was a Sophomore in High School when he decided to start taking computer classes. Through the classes, one of his teachers, Rob, introduced him to cybersecurity and gave him a pen testing operating system called Backtrack.
Yesterday news broke that a bug in FaceTime that allows callers to listen to the audio of the person they are calling before that person picks up. Today we learned that it was a high school student in Tucson, Arizona that discovered the bug. Grant Thompson discovered the bug while chatting with friends about the
The Defense Digital Service’s mission to “drive a giant leap forward in the way the Department of Defense builds and deploys technology and digital services” is something we can all get behind. As citizens we commend the work they have done as well as their plans to expand on these efforts — we are thrilled
Happy Data Privacy Day! Data Privacy Day is an annual awareness day to spotlight and foster education around online privacy and data protection. The National Cyber Security Alliance, Stay Safe Online holds Data Privacy Day every year on January 28 to commemorate the first legally-binding international treaty concerning privacy and data protection. Some of the