The U.S. Army has partnered with HackerOne to create a bug bounty challenge that will engage eligible hackers in efforts to uncover security vulnerabilities in the military branch’s systems. HackerOne said Saturday Hack the Army is the first of a series of challenges that the Defense Department plans to launch following the Hack the Pentagon bug …Read More »
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The Defense Department has partnered with San Francisco-based company HackerOne to carry out a “bug bounty” program that will involve vulnerability identification and analysis on public DoD websites over a 20-day period. DoD’s digital service team will lead the Hack the Pentagon initiative that is scheduled to run from April 18 to May …Read More »
Participants of a Defense Department-organized bug bounty challenge have discovered almost 150 vulnerabilities in the public-facing websites and services of the U.S. Marine Corps.
HackerOne said Wednesday more than 100 ethical hackers reported the vulnerabilities to the Marine Corps Cyberspace Command during the recent 20-day Hack the Marine Corps program and received over $150,000 for their efforts.
The General Services Administration has widened the coverage of its $150 to $5,000 bug bounty program to include the login.gov platform, FedScoop reported Wednesday. GSA’s Technology Transformation Service tapped HackerOne in May 2017 for a security risk reporting platform and to help organize an incentives program for independent vulnerabilities research …Read More »
The Defense Digital Service has collaborated with HackerOne to facilitate a bug bounty event that sought to identify vulnerabilities and increase the security of U.S. Air Force websites. Several cybersecurity professionals took part in Hack the Air Force 2.0 that was held Saturday in New York and defended 300 online portals of the …Read More »
The General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service has challenged ethical hackers to identify vulnerabilities within the agency’s government website development platform as part of a “bug bounty” program, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Laura Gerhardt, a TTS technical lead, said at FCW’s cybersecurity summit that the organization initially opened the Federalist web tool to a …Read More »
The General Service Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service has launched a bug bounty program that will offer incentives for independent researchers who can identify security vulnerabilities in TTS-operated software. GSA’s 18F organization said Thursday the agency awarded HackerOne a contract to provide a software-as-a-service bug reporting platform and help set up bug bounties for various TTS …Read More »
The U.S. Army received 118 valid vulnerability reports from participants involved in the the service branch’s bug bounty program that ran from Nov. 30 to Dec. 21, 2016. HackerOne said Friday Hack the Army engaged 371 eligible participants including 25 government employees and 17 military personnel. Participants sent 416 vulnerability reports and the first was …Read More »
The Defense Department has introduced a new policy that seeks to help computer security researchers detect and disclose cyber vulnerabilities in DoD websites and a “bug bounty” challenge that aims to authorize hackers to perform vulnerability identification in the U.S. Army’s networks. “The Vulnerability Disclosure Policy is a ‘see something, say something’ …Read More »
The Defense Department received at least one vulnerability report from more than 250 ethical hackers who took part in the department’s bug bounty program that occurred from April 18 to May 12, DoD News reported Friday. Lisa Ferdinando writes Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said that 138 of those vulnerability reports during the Hack the Pentagon …Read More »