Michael Jordan once said, “Champions are made, not born.” There exists many variants to this saying, by many different people The saying speaks to the fact that hard work, determination, and never giving up are the main ingredients for success. I am lucky to work with many champions at Bugcrowd. But the true champions are
As a security company, our customers expect us to have a mature world-class security program. Their data is sensitive, and they expect the companies that store it on their behalf, to have the best security measures in place to keep it secure. At Bugcrowd, we’re constantly updating our security, and each step we take
As we saw in 2017, the number of data breaches and cyber-attacks is not slowing down. What’s more, security leaders are still focused on finding and investing in defensive tools to combat cybercrime. And yet still, adversaries are getting more innovative and outpacing what tools are able to defend. We no longer live in a
We hit a big milestone for Bugcrowd today. We are excited to announce we’re ISO 27001 certified! ISO 27001 is one of the most widely recognized and internationally accepted information security standards. It’s one of the few standards that uses a top-down, risk-based approach to evaluation. It identifies requirements and specifications for a comprehensive Information Security
The bug bounty market is growing quickly. While an increasing number of organizations are embracing the concept, there still remains some confusion and ambiguity around paying hackers for vulnerabilities. Events like recently disclosed Uber breach illustrate this confusion. I’ll take this opportunity to clarify and define this rapidly evolving market.
Last week, we released our second annual Inside the Mind of a Hacker 2.0 report. We dove into different hacker profiles, their motivations for hacking, and the impact building a relationship makes on a successful bug bounty program. We found lots of interesting stats on our bug hunting community, both expected and surprising.
It’s common knowledge that the security industry has been facing a massive shortage of resources. Add the fact that companies are accelerating their cloud presence and growing an API ecosystem of their own. CISOs are up-leveling their security strategy by adding bug bounty programs to their toolbox.
This week I spoke with three security gurus – Dave Farrow, Senior Director Information Security, Barracuda, Alvaro Hoyos, Chief Information Security Officer at OneLogin, and Gene Meltser, Security Architect, Sophos – about their current application security challenges and how they overcome them.
Google recently announced that the company has raised its top reward for remote code execution bugs in its Google, Blogger and YouTube domains by 50 percent, saying “Because high-severity vulnerabilities have become harder to identify over the years, researchers have needed more time to find them. We want to demonstrate our appreciation for the significant