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First Update to our Vulnerability Rating Taxonomy

vrt-2.pngOver a month ago, Bugcrowd published its Vulnerability Rating Taxonomy (VRT). We created the VRT to expose the community to common technical priority ratings for certain classes of bugs. Since its release, we have received a tremendous amount of feedback.

 

Based on this feedback, we have divided the Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) entries to provide additional granularity that captures priority variations for XSS within applications with multiple user privilege levels.

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February 2016 Hall of Fame

Bugcrowd is excited to announce our February  2016 Hall of Fame winners!  Big recognition goes to mongo, who topped the February leaderboard with 432 points earned through multiple P1 and P2 submissions.  To thank our top performers for their hard work, Bugcrowd is pleased to announce that the following three researchers will receive bonuses for their performance.

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First Annual Buggy Awards Recap

Earlier today we held the First Annual Buggy Awards hosted by our CEO and Founder Casey Ellis, our Director of Customer Success Abby Mulligan, and our Sr. Director of Researcher Operations Kymberlee Price. The aim of these awards was to honor the top bug hunters and companies running bounty programs in 2015. These two groups of people are essential to our company success and are advancing the bug bounty and vulnerability disclosure space.

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December 2015 Hall of Fame

Bugcrowd is excited to announce our December 2015 Hall of Fame winners!  To thank our top performers for their hard work, Bugcrowd is pleased to announce that the following three researchers will receive bonuses for their performance.

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October & November 2015 Hall of Fame

Bugcrowd is excited to announce our October & November 2015 Hall of Fame winners! To thank our top performers for their hard work, Bugcrowd is pleased to announce that six researchers will receive bonuses for their performance.

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Art Coviello Joins Our Board of Directors

We are excited to announce the newest member of the Bugcrowd Board of Directors, industry icon and veteran driver of cybersecurity innovation, Art Coviello Jr.

Bugcrowd’s view has always been that the economic and resourcing model of the bug bounty programs pioneered by Netscape, Google and Facebook is more that just the “latest and greatest tech-company fad.” It’s a necessary and inevitable evolution in security assessment, and it’s benefits will impact the entire IT ecosystem.

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3 Years, 20,000 Security Researchers, and Nearly 200 Clients Later…

2012 was the year that almost every industry, banking, education, government, big tech and even security, was hacked. Many, if not all of these companies were doing “all” they could to protect themselves against these hacks, and yet they were still left vulnerable. In direct response to this, 2012 was also the year we built Bugcrowd to beat an army of adversaries with an army of allies.

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