Posts by Sam Houston
Last year, we launched the Inside the Mind of a Hacker report, sharing insights into the distinct profiles and stories, gathered from the Bugcrowd researcher community. Today we’re launching our second iteration on this, Inside the Mind of a Hacker 2.0, diving deeper into the collective power and intelligence the bug bounty community brings to the war on bugs.
The stakes have never been greater, it seems. Breaches and attacks from independent actors or nation states have increased in number and their impact can be felt by all. At Bugcrowd, we’ve built a community of more than 65,000 security researchers and white-hat hackers that is helping organizations around the globe increase their defenses by finding and resolving security vulnerabilities at break-neck speed.
Bugcrowd is putting on a conference for bug bounty hunters, but over the internet! On July 15th 2017, we will host an all-day conference with presentations from bug bounty hunters & penetration testers sharing their best practices, strategies, and research to help level-up their fellow bug hunters.
Our goal for this conference is to create opportunities for researchers to learn and level-up their skills. We’re also working on ways that we can help researchers network and meet one another during the conference.
This is the fifth post in our series: “Bug Bounty Hunter Methodology”. Read on to learn how you can use bug bounties to build and grow a successful penetration testing or bug hunting career. If you have any feedback, please tweet us at @Bugcrowd.