Meet the Hackers Powering the World's Best Bug Bounty Programs

Presented by

Adam Bacchus, Chief Bounty Officer, HackerOne; Lauren Koszarek, Director of Communications

About this talk

Uber, Twitter, GitHub, the Department of Defense (DoD), and many others have rewarded over $10 million to white hat hackers to uncover 30,000+ vulnerabilities as part of bug bounty programs. Hackers get paid as much as $50,000 for reporting the juiciest bugs! So who are these hackers… and is it really all about the money? Lauren Koszarek and Adam Bacchus will provide insights around the motivations and backgrounds of over 600 friendly hackers surveyed as part of HackerOne’s 2016 Bug Bounty Hacker Report. Join this presentation and learn about the people hired to hack into organizations with the purpose to expose vulnerabilities. - Demographics: Age, countries, and more - Their favorite targets - How they learned to hack and why they do it

Related topics:

More from this channel

Upcoming talks (2)
On-demand talks (94)
Subscribers (7402)
HackerOne closes the security gap between what organizations own and what they can protect. HackerOne's Attack Resistance Management blends the security expertise of ethical hackers with asset discovery, continuous assessment, and process enhancement to find and close gaps in the ever-evolving digital attack surface. This approach enables organizations to transform their business while staying ahead of threats. Customers include The U.S. Department of Defense, Dropbox, General Motors, GitHub, Goldman Sachs, Google, Hyatt, Lufthansa, Microsoft, MINDEF Singapore, Nintendo, PayPal, Slack, Twitter, and Yahoo. In 2021, HackerOne was named as a ‘brand that matters’ by Fast Company.