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Find Elusive Security Defects Using Bug Bounty Platforms

Harness The Power Of Hackers To Protect Your Company's Applications

July 15, 2019

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Apps continue to be the top method of attack for cybercriminals. Unfortunately, prerelease scanning and penetration testing services discover only known security flaw patterns or use a limited number of attack patterns. Bug bounty programs invite vetted security researchers to discover security flaws. Because these security researchers are paid based on results, bug bounty programs successfully find severer and more elusive security flaws than other security testing. Security pros should use this report to help choose bug bounty program vendors and learn best practices.

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Table of Contents

  • Current Methods Can't Find Security Flaws That Lurk In Critical Apps
  • Create The Right Bug Bounty Program For Better Bug Discovery
  • Finding Elusive Bugs Benefits Your Organization Beyond Discovery
  • Recommendations

  • Avoid The Pitfalls Of Bug Bounty Newbies
  • Supplemental Material
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