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Bugcrowd Delivers Unmatched Visibility, Coverage and Control of Vulnerability Testing

Included on the Crowdcontrol™platform, Traffic Control leverages a VPN for access control on high-trust targets for unprecedented coverage assurance

SAN FRANCISCO – December 19, 2017Bugcrowd, the leader in crowdsourced security, today announced the availability of Traffic Control. Built into Crowdcontrol™, a powerful all-in-one platform for simplified vulnerability reporting, management and bounty payouts, Traffic Control empowers organizations with restricted access enablement to meet high-trust and visibility requirements. Utilizing VPN technology, Traffic Control offers unprecedented coverage assurance for crowdsourced security testing.

“Here at InVision, we’ve worked hard to build a design platform that delivers the world’s best user experience. We expect the same from our vendors,” said Johnathan Hunt, VP, Information Security, InVision. “Bugcrowd continues to provide best-in-class support to ensure the success of our crowdsourced security program, and ultimately our platform. The vulnerability information we gain from our program is incredibly important, but the additional data we glean from Traffic Control provides a complete picture of the testing coverage of our platform. Bugcrowd continues to innovate, providing us with coverage we just could not gain with our internal team alone.”

Traffic Control allows organizations to uncover additional ROI from crowdsourced security testing with enhanced visibility into researcher activity to deliver comprehensive reporting customers need for audit compliance. Key benefits of today’s release include unparalleled:

Coverage: Full understanding of the breadth and depth of testing on scoped targets

Control: Easily manage and restrict access without program disruption

Visibility: Quick and easy identification into who is performing what actions against a site

Security: A more secure gateway for testing whitelisted assets

Reporting: Comprehensive reporting for compliance with auditors, including the activities performed by the researchers during testing

“At Bugcrowd, we believe it is our responsibility to continuously build innovative solutions to support the changing needs of our customers. There is a clear market need for increased visibility when it comes to security testing,” said Jonathan Cran, VP, Product, Bugcrowd. “By enhancing our Crowdcontrol platform with the introduction of Traffic control, organizations can reap the benefits of VPN technology adding additional layers of security, visibility, and control to crowdsourced security testing. In doing so, security teams can be sure of testing coverage and communicate that to stakeholders and outside auditors.”


Available in January 2018, Traffic Control is included as part of the Crowdcontrol platform.

More industry-leading organizations including Samsung, Mastercard, Fitbit, Western Union, and Fiat Chrysler of America, rely on Bugcrowd’s deep security expertise and experience managing bug bounty programs. For a list of public programs, visit:

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About Bugcrowd

Bugcrowd delivers the ultimate in security assessment for the enterprise. The pioneer and innovator in crowdsourced security for the enterprise, Bugcrowd combines the power of the global security researcher community with its proprietary Crowdcontrol platform to surface critical software vulnerabilities, and level the cybersecurity playing field. Bugcrowd provides a range of public, private, and on-demand options that allow companies to commission a customized security testing program to fit their specific needs.  Based in San Francisco, Bugcrowd is backed by Blackbird Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Industry Ventures, Paladin Capital Group, Rally Ventures and Salesforce Ventures. Bugcrowd is a trademark of Bugcrowd, Inc. Learn more at