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Illustrated Guide to Bug Bounties Step #3: Learnings

Posted by Payton O'Neal on Apr 25, 2017 8:03:41 AM

The bug bounty lifecycle is a very fluid process, from strategic planning and program launch to learning from and iterating your program. Get the illustrated guide below:

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Running Your Own Program

Illustrated Guide to Bug Bounties Step #2: Launching

Posted by Payton O'Neal on Apr 18, 2017 10:09:32 AM

The bug bounty lifecycle is a very fluid process, from strategic planning to program launch to learning from and iterating your program. Get the illustrated guide below:

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Illustrated Guide to Bug Bounties Step #1: Planning

Posted by Payton O'Neal on Apr 12, 2017 8:11:54 AM

The bug bounty lifecycle is a very fluid process, from strategic planning to program launch to learning from and iterating your program. Get the illustrated guide below:

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[Guide] Learn How a Bug Bounty Can Actually Improve Your SDLC and Overall AppSec Strategy

Posted by Payton O'Neal on Apr 5, 2017 9:02:23 AM

Today we released a comprehensive guide on how bug bounties fit into organizations' application security strategies.

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The Illustrated Guide to Planning, Launching and Iterating Your Bug Bounty Program

Posted by Payton O'Neal on Mar 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

To run a successful and mutually beneficial bug bounty program, the work starts long before you launch your program and is a continuous learning experience.

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Running Your Own Program

Case Study: Barracuda's Fully Managed Bug Bounty Program

Posted by Payton O'Neal on Mar 23, 2017 9:00:00 AM

In 2010, Barracuda Networks was one of the first organizations to launch a formal bug bounty program. Since then, Barracuda has paved the way for other organizations to launch programs in order to collaborate with the independent research community and improve their overall product security programs.

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Industry Spotlight: How Security Vendors Use Bug Bounty Programs

Posted by Payton O'Neal on Mar 21, 2017 8:49:19 AM

Bugcrowd bug bounty programs launched by security vendors have tripled over the past two years and represent the fifth largest industry on the Bugcrowd platform.

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Case Study

Learnings from Bugcrowd's 1st Hackathon!

Posted by Payton O'Neal on Feb 22, 2017 4:30:37 PM

Today we wrapped up our first company-wide Hackathon and I felt it worthy of a short blog while the judges deliberate over who had the best project… It’s not about winning anyways, right?

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Bugcrowd's 2017 RSAC + BSides SF Recap

Posted by Payton O'Neal on Feb 17, 2017 2:28:36 PM
We made it through yet another week of craziness that is BSides SF and RSAC. Now we'd like to take a moment to give you a recap of what we were up to and what we enjoyed throughout the week...
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Top 2017 AppSec Tools

Posted by Payton O'Neal on Jan 23, 2017 3:47:42 PM

At the close of 2016, we surveyed 100 CISOs and decision makers to get a sense of their 2017 security priorities. The full report will be released next week. In the meantime, you can learn more about a few of the top application security focus areas and challenges in our previous post. This post will build on those trends, diving into specific tools and best practices appsec organizations are using.

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