Anatomy of a Bug Bounty Brief
How to Build a Bug Bounty Program: A-Z
There are two sides to every bug bounty: the company running the program and the researchers submitting to it. From years of starting, managing, and running our own programs, we’ve compiled the most important parts of a bounty brief.
In this guide, you’ll learn what makes for a good bounty brief and a successful program, as well as how researchers and program owners can align their respective expectations and avoid ambiguity and miscommunication.
- Clear and unambiguous scope: the single most important part of a bounty brief
- Focus areas help researchers better understand what is important to your company
- Standard exclusions list articulate what is/isn’t expected from researchers