Bugcrowd Blog

Recapping Nullcon 2017

Posted by Jay Turla on Mar 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend and present at Nullcon in Goa, India. Now in its seventh year, Nullcon was founded in 2010 with the idea of “providing an integrated platform for exchanging information on the latest attack vectors, zero day vulnerabilities and unknown threats.”

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Big Bugs Podcast 7 | The World of CTFs w/ Special Guest

Posted by Jason Haddix on Mar 10, 2017 1:18:39 PM

This month we’re taking our ‘Big Bugs’ podcast out of hibernation for a special podcast on one of our favorite topics–Capture the Flag Competitions!

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1Password increases highest reward to $100,000

Posted by Alyssa Habing on Mar 9, 2017 9:09:07 AM

Our customers are leaders when it comes to security; they understand the value of harnessing the power of the crowd and the creativity of thousands of researchers that think like the adversary. Password manager technology 1Password is no exception.

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2nd Annual Buggy Awards Finalists Announcements

Posted by Abby Mulligan on Mar 8, 2017 12:35:30 PM

Last week we announced the categories for our 2nd Annual Buggy Awards which will award a select group of individuals and organizations in the bug bounty space. Today we’re pleased to announce the finalists in these categories in anticipation of the awards ceremony next week.

These finalists represent just a handful of organizations and individuals that make this economy so vibrant and we are thankful to the entire bug bounty community. 

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Bugcrowd News

Major Updates to Vulnerability Rating Taxonomy

Posted by Ryan Black on Mar 7, 2017 12:00:00 PM

This week we released a substantial update to our VRT! 

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Product Updates

February 2017 Hall of Fame

Posted by Kaila Pollart on Mar 6, 2017 1:24:32 PM

Bugcrowd is excited to announce our February 2017 Hall of Fame winners! 

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Product Update: Enhanced Vulnerability Clarity with NEW Submission Form

Posted by Travis Andrade on Mar 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

New Feature! VRT-enabled submission form drives enhanced vulnerability reporting

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Product Updates

OWASP Board Member Josh Sokol Provides Perspective on AppSec Evolution

Posted by Jason Haddix on Mar 1, 2017 10:43:07 AM

Last month we launched our 2017 CISO Investment Blueprint which analyzes survey responses from 100 security decision makers regarding the current state of application security. In addition to the survey results, we've chatted with several innovators in the security industry to get their thoughts on appsec today and the future.


In the past several weeks we’ve been publishing these interviews, filled with insights around the challenges and opportunities present for security decision-makers in 2017. We welcome your feedback and observations as well! Tweet us or shoot us an email to share your thoughts.

Our last Q&A is with Josh Sokol who is an OWASP Board of Directors member and brings an interesting perspective to our application security challenges conversation. OWASP has run several bounties and responsible disclosure programs with Bugcrowd. Read more about their programs here.

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2nd Annual Buggy Awards Announced

Posted by Abby Mulligan on Feb 28, 2017 4:57:54 PM

We are pleased to announce the categories for this year’s Buggy Awards. These awards represent a select group of individuals and organizations who have done fantastic work in the bug bounty space in the past year.

These awards highlight the achievements of top performing customers and researchers and serve as a reminder about what is essential to maintaining the health of the community as a whole.

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Bugcrowd News

How to use Bug Bounties to Build Your Career - Bug Bounty Hunter Methodology

Posted by Sam Houston on Feb 27, 2017 4:08:54 PM

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.  

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Researcher Resources