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Infinigate adds Bugcrowd to portfolio to boost cybersecurity in the UK & Ireland
Fri, 24th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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testing
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partner programmes
Infinigate bolsters UK and Ireland cybersecurity offerings with Bugcrowd partnership, highlighting global demand for ethical hackers.
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Keeper Security with first in joining the CVE programme
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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testing
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pam
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compliance
Keeper Security, a leader in password management, has become the first company in its field to join the CVE programme as a CNA.
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$10 million bug bounty fund for projects building on Binance Smart Chain
Tue, 27th Jul 2021
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blockchain
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bug bounty
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ethical hacking
Binance Smart Chain has launched Priority ONE, a $10 million bug bounty fund for projects building on top of BSC.
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HackerOne hits $100M milestone with bug bounties
Thu, 28th May 2020
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cybersecurity
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hackers
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bug bounty
HackerOne celebrates $100M in bug bounties, marking a cyber security milestone with global impact.
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OPPO partners with bug bounty company HackerOne
Tue, 21st Jan 2020
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endpoint protection
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smartphones
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technology gifts
OPPO partners with HackerOne to boost mobile security for 320M users.
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Kaspersky to store data of US and Canada customers in Switzerland
Mon, 18th Nov 2019
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colocation
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cios
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kaspersky
Kaspersky shifts US, Canada user data to Swiss centre, plans new Brazil Transparency Hub.
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Japan’s LINE launches public bug bounty program with HackerOne
Mon, 18th Nov 2019
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retail
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bug bounty
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hackerone
One of the biggest messenger apps in the world invites hackers to proactively report security vulnerabilities to enhance cybersecurity.
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Interview: Uber's CISO reveals lessons learned from breaches
Mon, 8th Apr 2019
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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uber
Uber’s chief information security officer John ‘Four’ Flynn has a career history that many technologists could only dream of.
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GitHub's Bug Bounty program gets bigger
Mon, 4th Mar 2019
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app development
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apm
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web development
GitHub’s Bug Bounty program is now five years old and to mark the occasion it has revamped the program’s scope, rewards, and new legal rules.
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Swiss Post asks public to hack its e-voting system
Mon, 18th Feb 2019
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online voting
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security vulnerabilities
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bug bounty
Switzerland’s postal service Swiss Post is inviting keen-eyed security experts and white hats to hack its e-voting system.
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Skyscanner opens up bug bounty for interested hackers
Thu, 31st Jan 2019
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cybersecurity
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open bug bounty
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cybercrime
Skyscanner opens bug bounty quest to public, offering up to $2000 per vulnerability.
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Uber disguised breach ransom payment as a bug bounty reward
Thu, 29th Nov 2018
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malware
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ransomware
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endpoint protection
Uber fined £385,000 by UK Information Commissioner's Office for data breach that affected 2.7 million UK customers and drivers.
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Bug bounty marketplace in sore need of standardisation – report
Wed, 1st Aug 2018
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report
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bug bounty
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crest
CREST calls for proper codes of conduct in urgent bug bounty programme reform.
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Uber updates bug bounty terms to stop extortion and unauthorised data collection
Tue, 1st May 2018
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uber
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bug bounty
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hackerone
Uber updates bug bounty program to include safe harbour for good faith hackers, but warns against illegal activity and extortion.
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GitHub boosts bug bounty program & payouts in 2017 with more to come this year
Mon, 19th Mar 2018
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app development
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apm
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web development
GitHub’s Security Bug Bounty program paid out more than US$166,000 in 2017 after a significant payout revamp that doubled amounts across the board.
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Not-for-profit Bug Bounty project surpasses major milestone
Fri, 23rd Feb 2018
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malware
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application security
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devsecops
​The Open Bug Bounty project has reached 100,000 fixed vulnerabilities and is showing no signs of slowing down with changes on the horizon.